To Inspire. To Be Inspired. – 30 Stories on HKUST Faculty, Alumni and Students

I really hope that all my students are curious about science, not just about exams and coursework. I want them to be driven by curiosity and willing to find out how things work before going to bed every day. horizon-expanding experience that touches on every idea and concept about the known and hypothesized universe. What fuels Prof. Wang’s energy and passion for his field? In his words, “it’s great fun.” Prof. Wang has followed his interests through cosmic strings, eternal inflation, dark energy, modified gravity, and even computer algebra, and his irrepressible thirst for knowledge has rubbed off on students around the world. In spite of all his successes, few would have guessed the secondary career track this passionate and determined professor has found. Prof. Wang’s enthusiastic and engaging manner caught the eye of his former student ZHOU Siyi, and HKUST alumnus YAN Bojun, both popular science bloggers. They saw Prof. Wang’s star quality and encouraged him to join Douyin, where he now shares popular-science videos that unveil the mysteries of the universe.