Recently I’ve been bouncing around several story concepts, but none have lit a fire under me that tells me “I wanna write this now! Ooh…yay!”; it’s been more like “eeeh…maybe someday”. But then I started listening to “Earthbound”, a wonderful ambient piece by Dreamstate Logic, … Continue readingA Far-Future Duology?
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?
I’ve mentioned some aspects of physics in my science-fiction setting before, but now I feel like taking the opportunity to add some more thoughts. The most characteristic extension of our real-life understanding of physics in my space-opera setting is an infinity of naturally-occurring wormholes at … Continue readingSome Physics of My Space Opera Universe
What if the universe had expanded much more slowly, so that Big Bang Nucleosynthesis lasted not a mere 20 minutes but rather, say, a trillion years? The age of stars would begin far later and start with a lot more heavy elements, completely reshaping the … Continue readingWorldbuilding an Expanding Universe