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Kicking off a new site and blog

Today I’m kicking off a new site and blog. My first post on the blog explains why I’ve begun a new site and will be posting and updating there from now on. Thanks so much for reading over the past few years. I have a lot a big ideas and plans for the new site and […]

An Update (Nearly Two Years Late!)

I haven’t posted here in nearly two years, and a lot has happened in that time. One very significant thing that happened was that I changed my phone number, which ended up locking me out of my WordPress account (damned 2FA!) until today. I graduated from Penn in December 2014 with a degree in physics […]

If Susan Can Learn Physics, So Can You

Here I am, getting ready to pull an all-nighter studying for my grad quantum mechanics and mathematical methods in physics finals. By anyone’s standards, I shouldn’t be here. In fact, I shouldn’t be studying physics at all. Up until a year and a half ago, I had never studied physics. Ever. In addition, I had […]

A Note on Carnap’s Logical Syntax of Language

Several years ago, I wrote up a little four-page summary of Carnap’s Logical Syntax of Language , and spent some time working through his “Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology” as well. The summary is written for those with little to no math or logic background, and I’ve sincerely tried to make it as easy and accessible […]


Hello! I’m Susan, and I wanted to start a blog and fill it with random physics-related things, including reviews of books I’ve worked through, solutions to random ROOT problems, and whatever else I think is worth sharing – so here is that blog.