Ophir Mottes

Biography

I am an avid reader and find interest in a wide range of subjects. My main fascination is with Physics, Robotics, Biology, and Human Behavior. Over the years, I have formally studied Physics and Mechanical Practical Engineering.
For me, understanding is a goal, but also a bottomless pit, and I am always amazed how something I thought to know perfectly can reveal new insights. The resulting endless journey is sometimes hard and frustrating, but when a new understanding suddenly solidifies it is just amazing.

Books

Special Relativity
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
How does a reality that obeys the rules of Special Relativity look? How is the structure of such a reality built? This essay explores these questions, and in doing so, it strikes straight at the heart of our difficulty with fully comprehending Special Relativity.
The Big Bang
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Relativity
The Big Bang theory is the current accepted cosmological model. It outlines the universe story. Following the observation igniting its creation, the model is intuitive. However, some common questions arise. What is the universe expanding into? What happened before the big Bang? What banged? This essay answers these questions by setting the model in the proper background that is Relativity theory.
About Existence and Experience
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
The Theory of Relativity revolutionized physics. It tells us crazy things. Things like time may differ between clocks or length can change. These statements conflict with our intuitive logic and that hints to the main insight of Relativity. It changes the way of looking at reality. This essay focuses on this shift, and in doing so, it uncovers what stands behind the weird phenomenon we encounter.
Innocent Thoughts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Philosophy of Science
Innocent Thoughts tackles concepts that are often taken for granted, but when inspected carefully exhibit complex intricacies within. The explored concepts cover a wide array of subjects from economics and sociology to physics and biology. The book presents the hidden intricacies by asking the questions we usually do not ask and then discussing ideas for possible answers.
Physics And Reality
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Philosophy of Science
The theories of General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics are two main pillars of modern physics, yet they stay a mystery for many. These theories present groundbreaking perspectives of our universe but ones that do not connect well to our intuitive logic. This essay explains what both theories imply about reality, and in doing so, it shines the light on their revolutionary, elusive features.

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