If faster than light travel will ever be possible, what would the experience be like? Years ago I decided to perform the special relativity equation for twice the speed of light and beyond. Time, space and distance all took on the square route of -1 as a factor, this number is referred to in math … More Reality beyond the speed of light
Thought of the day. There are no easy, simple answers, just the illusion of easy answers. For example — Fetch. I threw a ball to my dog who was anxiously waiting 6 feet away from me. How far did the ball go? The simple answer is 6 feet, yet that answer fails to take into … More Daily Thought-Fetch: The distance we’ll go to please our dogs.
Most social media posts garner more attention if they are accompanied by an eye-catching image. They are even better for our purposes if they are genre specific. These are some recent images that I photo-manipulated from public domain sources. They will be added to posts where I want to get a science fiction idea or … More Using images in social media to grab attention
Thoughts by R.W. Van Sant As corporations are growing ever more prominent in the space industries, it becomes necessary to ask if capitalism that allowed them to amoas the wealth required to mount an interstellar mission, can capitalism itself survive the journey. Are the laws, morees, and customs that allow capitalism to thrive resilient enough … More Can capitalism survive interstellar space travel and colonization?
I guess that every writing project has to start somewhere, even a blog. So it’s only fair that if you are going to be following me, reading my thoughts and discoveries, or experiencing my writing explorations along with me then I owe it to you to explain a bit of the philosophes that drive my … More Hello, I’m R.W. Van Sant