Doesn’t seem possible, right? I mean assembly lines in the European Dark Ages? Yes. Technological innovation did not come to a halt after the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD. It crawled, in some ways went backward, and in other ways forward. We need to define terms first. The time period I’m talking about is between the 5th to the … Continue reading Assembly Lines in the Dark Ages
I have changed my pen name from Justin Tyme to Darrell Newton. The reasons are various, and the best reason is that I’m not always on time. Since the name Justin Late is already used and the name Justin Is Late Again For The Thirteenth Time won’t fit on my driver’s license, I’ll have to use the name given to me at birth. Continue reading Name Change
My short story “A Taste of Earth” has been re-released in the anthology Hero & Heroine Anthology (Vol. 1). Many thanks to the hardworking people at Misque Press who put this anthology together. Continue reading A Taste of Hero & Heroine
I jumped on the Amazon website today, and was surprised to see the question, “Is time travel possible?” I hadn’t seen a poll like this on Amazon, and wondered if it had anything to do with my interest in science fiction. If so, then it’s good marketing. Just for fun, I answered yes. The poll results in this image popped up. Really? Sixty percent? I … Continue reading Is Time Travel Possible?
Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy by Kip S. Thorne My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book explains, among other thing, a very cool theory about using stable wormholes to create a time machine. Now if we could only make wormholes stable, manipulate them, and pass through them safely without radiation feedback … then I could go back and create a time … Continue reading Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy – by Kip Thorne
Originally posted on Geert's research:
On Friday 15 February, a 50-meter asteroid named 2012 DA14 will approach Earth to within a distance of just ~28 000 km. The internet is buzzing about this near-miss because the object is expected to become brighter than 9th magnitude for approximately 3 hours (18h00-21h30 UTC), peaking at a brightness of 7th magnitude near 19h45 UTC. Although this is… Continue reading