is seen to do all things spontaneously of herself
without the meddling of the gods.
Thomas D. Gutierrez is a physicist with interests in movies, reading, writing, music, and freethought. Cryptohedonology is “the study of secret pleasures.” In that spirit, this site focuses primarily “non-work-related” hobbies and interests.
Photos at the top of the page:
Left: Detail of a rope trick effect present in certain nuclear explosions
Right: The pretty blue glow at the bottom of a nuclear reactor created by Cherenkov radiation in water (taken November 2005 by TDG at McClellan Air Force, Sacramento, CA)