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The newly revised “definitive” version of The Enlightening is now available completely free of charge.  Simply follow the link, where a PDF file is available to download. Now you have the entire book available in a single easy file.  Enjoy it as a literary work, or consider the merits of the new, comprehensive hyper-dimensional model […]

Put Another Nail in the Coffin of Big Bang Theory

My wife Kim likes to say she is going to get me a t-shirt that says, “I Predict,” because I enjoy making predictions. One thing I predict is that, over the course of the next five or ten years, we will see more and more cosmological studies indicating that our universe seems to have a […]

The Enlightening Chapters 14-17

14 I came to find that although Merle’s knowledge of science was light-years beyond that of present-day Earth, he was especially fond of Earth culture, especially music and art of just about any variety.  Merle once explained to me that his planet’s history, like Earth’s history, included a man who discovered gravity.  His planet’s history, […]

The Enlightening Chapters 4-6

4 Although I occasionally worked breakfast or lunch in the main restaurant area, I usually worked late shift at the Enterprise Lounge, so I was on a late-night schedule that summer, no question. That was part of what was so weird about the first day of my Enlightening. It was a Wednesday morning. I woke […]

The Enlightening Chapters 1-3

1 Prior to my Enlightening, I actually believed that scientists knew just about everything there is to know about the universe. It never even occurred to me that many great thinkers throughout history believed the same thing, quite mistakenly, in the context of their own times. From the brilliant scholars of the Enlightenment and Renaissance, […]

Where Have We Gone Wrong?

Physics, as everybody knows, is very equation intensive. When people argue physics in the laboratory, in a university setting, or even on the internet, it is all about the equations, usually. Yet much of our modern astrophysics is based on a famous theory that, counter-intuitively, relies very heavily on non-mathematical thinking. I am convinced that […]