Ethan van Woerkom

Hi! I am Ethan van Woerkom - I am a physicist.

Analysing, understanding, and visualising physical systems and theories is my passion. Applying physics to astronomy through astrophysics, intrigues me in particular!

Do check out my blog.


I am a student within the Theoretical Physics Track of the Master's of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Amsterdam.

I am broadly interested, with my interests primarily lying in theoretical physics, high-energy astrophysics and Cosmology.

Modelling relativistic blastwave physics to understand the long-term afterglow emissions from binary neutron star and neutron star-black hole mergers was the primary concern of my Master’s thesis.

I received my Bachelor's degree in Mathematical Physics from the University of Edinburgh, School of Physics and Astronomy.

For examples of my work in scientific journalism, see my blog. Please get in touch if you seek private tutoring in the subjects of Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Scientific Programming.

Computer Science

Programming is a major pastime of mine. Writing elegant and efficient code in C(++) and Python enthuses me especially, in particular within the context of high-performance computing.

AntBlog is an open-source personal website CMS and blog engine. Written exclusively in PHP, SQL, CSS, and HTML, it requires no external services or modules. I developed it in order to deliver fast, privacy-respecting content to users. AntBlog drives this website. Please check it out on my GitHub!