6
Oct

The Large Horn Antenna

One of those holy places of science – The Large Horn Antenna at Holmdel, NJ. A very deeply hidden place. You won’t find on any map, there won’t be any road sign. It was here Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson discovered microwave background radiation’s existence – a “noise” leftover from the creation of the Universe.

6
Oct

Scouting for locations at IAS

Scouting for locations at the Institute for Advanced Study. Nice walk indeed. Right the next day the hurricane Joaquin stirred atmosphere at the East Coast up to the point it started raining record levels cats and dogs. And all the on location filming plans bit the dust. That’s life they say… that’s life…

15
Sep

The entanglement with Mexico City

Thanks to Daniel Sahagun Sanchez’s commitment “Reality Lost” was and “The Bomb That Shook the World” will be screened at the fancy new Universum, Museo de las Ciencias in Mexico City. Our little village is getting really global – and our movies are starting life of their own. Many thanks Daniel Sahagun Sanchez!

Reality Lost at Plac Defilad

…and a couple of postcards from not-so-distant past – “Reality Lost” at Plac Defilad, right by the Palace of Culture and Science. Artur Ekert, Dagomir Kaszlikowski, Charles Bennett, Gilles Brassard, Valerio Scarani, Vlatko Vedral, Stephanie Wehner, Akihito Soeda, Faye Lim, Bernice Lee, Christina Chan, Daniel Sahagun Sanchez, Steven Low Thia Kwang, Ng Yang Ce, and […]

22
Aug

Turner’s bridge

The Ponte Delle Torri, Spoleto (c.1840-1845) by Joseph Mallord William Turner. Yes, he painted this Roman bridge and aqueduct for its indisputable beauty, but I do suspect also for its engineering excellency. 80 meters high, 200 meter long piece of still standing architecture, which, very conveniently, served two purposes at once: transporting water from the nearby […]

21
Aug

Mathematical Piero

Piero della Francesca (1415–1492) in Arezzo. One of the first great humanists among artists, and the very first who composed (I was told by Ewa Jalochowska) his frescoes strictly to the rules of mathematics. Plus he had this documentary bias…