Category: Science

Dutch high school education has always been pretty good at teaching the basics of science. I also have a master’s degree in computer science from what is considered one of the top universities in the Netherlands.
That has given me a strong basis in math, physics, some chemistry, and of course, IT.
I like to keep that knowledge up-to-date and expand it by looking at certain interesting scientific phenomena. And for me, writing is learning.

February 14, 2020 / Science

Take a look at a branch. Notice that the leaves appear in a pattern, every leaf in a specific place on the branch at a certain angle. In fact this is a mathematical pattern leading to something called the golden ratio. Time for some math.

January 10, 2020 / Science
October 18, 2019 / Science

When an ambulance rushes towards you the pitch of its sirens is different then when its speeding away. Ever wonder why that is? It’s called Doppler shift. Let’s find out what that is.

September 6, 2019 / Science
June 14, 2019 / Science