A little less than a year ago, the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) executed a truly novel crowdsourcing initiative that I feel is deserving of greater critical attention. Hailed by some as innovative public engagement, derided by cynics as mere marketing spectacle, and condemned by others as a threat to our very way of life, hindsight […]
Read More The “Wow! Reply” – SETI Stunt, Science, or Threat?
During the last six months, famed theoretical physicist and science oracle Dr. Stephen Hawking has proposed much to garner headlines. (A suggestion that ‘universe creation’ may be a natural process comes to mind.) However, when looking at the implications of his recent propositions, a hidden space exploration paradigm takes form. It would seem that in […]
Read More Hawking Space Exploration Paradox: Death or Enslavement
Eminent physicist and cosmologist Dr. Stephen Hawking has recently come out to say that he no longer fears ridicule and endorses the possibility of time travel. While this might seem like a revelation, his actual endorsement is not. Let me explain. Einstein’s Special Relativity has shown for nearly the last century that objects appear to move […]
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