Why haven’t we detected other technological civilizations out among the two trillion galaxies of the observable universe? We seem to be alone. But what if we’re wrong to assume that advanced technologies in other planetary systems create superstructures? What if truly sophisticated engineering doesn’t expand but shrinks civilization? The applied science to harness ever larger […]
I want to meet you at the intersection of reality and existence. Reality is immutable things. Think of pi or the amplituhedron. Existence is the universe of three dimensions and time. A trillion spinning galaxies expanding ever faster into the void. Where do reality and existence meet? According to string theory, right here. All of […]
We live in a world not of science but of science fiction. Consider gravity. Newton’s law of universal gravitation took people to the moon and back several times – more than a half century after Einstein’s general theory of relativity made that law fiction. Even Einstein’s view of gravity becomes fiction inside black holes and at the first […]
Masterful realist Howard David Johnson, adept at transforming being into seeing, has created cover art for “Killing with the Edge of the Moon!” A copy of this ebook (or any of my digital backlist) is available free for anyone willing to write an honest review on Amazon.
Killing with the Edge of the Moon Mama’s boy Chester Hubert drums up the courage to ask a witch’s granddaughter to the school dance – and finds himself hurtling through a modern, demonic fairy tale. Quiet, elfin Flannery is not like other kids. She has caught the attention of the faerie, beautiful evil creatures from […]
At first light, Thrym had been turning furrows for a root garden. Another of the north winds was swirling about impatiently, full of the scent of pine from the mountain and full of curiosity about a mouse with eyeglasses. This was the third north wind in two days who had asked about Thrym’s pince-nez. Each […]