Brownian Motion 02/10/2017 Philosophia Prima, Physics Diary: A Day without Yesterday R.C. Smith In the past I have regularly written about and reflected on numerous examples with regards to the practice...

Euler’s Identity Proof 08/09/2017 Mathematics: Tracing Curves This quickly became one of my favourite derivations. And with the launch of my blog, I couldn't wait to write about it. ...

Proof of the Quadratic Formula (by completing the square) 27/08/2017 Mathematics: Tracing Curves With the launch of my new mathematics blog, I thought I would start with something of a nostalgia post: a note on the qu...

Binomial Expansion – A Neat Trick 21/08/2017 Mathematics: Tracing Curves There's a neat trick when it comes to binomial expansion. Perhaps 'trick' is the wrong word. It seems more like an algor...

A Moment with Newton 02/08/2017 Physics Diary: A Day without Yesterday R.C. Smith Growing up, Sir Issac Newton was one of my idols. I remember my first introduction to the name, Newton, wh...

First entry: The aims and title of this blog (plus a story about when first studying the Standard Model) 30/07/2017 Physics Diary: A Day without Yesterday This is my first entry - the inaugural post to fill the first page of this diary or blog. I prefer the more quaint descr...

Exponents, History, Civilization 03/07/2017 Mathematics: Tracing Curves I decided to make a video the other day on exponent properties. I like to think about mathematical concepts and to explo...