Funny topic to think about on May Day, but then again it is kinda chilly outside in the shade today, and I’ve posted my generation (this post’s featured image) of an arctic city noir under the northern lights, evocative of some alternate Norilsk. Which provoked … Continue readingPolar Dreaming
Although it’s utterly beyond our engineering prowess today, we know the physics required to travel anywhere in the universe in the blink of an eye…from the point of view of the traveler. And without any g-forces either. Enter Robert L. Forward’s “gravitational catapult”. We manipulate … Continue readingAre We in a Higher-Dimensional Worldship?
When driving home yesterday evening I had on this cool Youtube video (featuring the delightful song “Night Drive” by Timothy Drury and Corridor) that featured a gorgeous drive through what I’m pretty sure is Dubai. Which got me thinking about those gleaming Coruscant-esque cities blossoming … Continue readingGleaming Cities of the Eclipsed
It looks like I’ve had science fiction and space opera on my mind lately, and I haven’t stopped since the last post, so I thought I’d share with you my thoughts on a science fiction world I’ve been building for myself. That is somewhat different … Continue readingWorldbuilding a Space Opera Setting of My Own