what's new?

  • may 1: may day!
  • may 2: astronomy final exam
  • may 3: music history final exam
  • may 13: mothers day
  • may 15: shari's birthday
  • may 19: royal wedding
  • may 25: breakfast w shari
  • may 26: work 9:15-6
  • may 28: work 8:30-6
  • may 28: memorial day
  • may 31: work box office 6-9
  • may 31: make sarah's birthday card

goals

  • relax + recuperate
  • make a card + find a gift for mother's day
  • buy a new keyboard w recital hall $$

new lists

obsessions

  • cosmology
  • geometry

inspirations

scores studied

  • pope marcellus mass, kyrie ✧ palestrina
  • symphonie fantastique, mvt. v ✧ hector berlioz

discoveries

  • axial precession was historically known as the precession of the equinoxes
  • an isometry of the plane is a linear transformation that preserves length
    • isometries include rotation, translation, reflection, glides, and the identity map
  • the heat death of the universe is a plausible ultimate fate of the universe in which the universe has diminished to a state of no thermodynamic free energy and therefore can no longer sustain processes that increase entropy
  • a single neutrino can pass through a lead barrier a light-year thick without interacting with one of its atoms
  • a cubic centimeter of the material in the center of a neutron star weighs 10^15 pounds

writing

  • funeral rites mvt. i
    • satb choir
  • setting of be still, my soul, be still
    • string quartet
  • symphony of a dream
    • string orchestra

crushes

  • young stephen hawking ꒰˘̩̩̩⌣˘̩̩̩๑꒱♡
  • henry cavendish

quotes

  • ❝ we used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. we are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and.' ❞ — sir arthur eddington
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