Interstellar


Interstellar. A Tardy Movie Review. A film by Christopher Nolan, based upon a story by Jonathan and Christopher Nolan. Kip Thorne deserves mention as his input was necessary for black hole and wormhole science. I grew up in the shadow of Kubrick, in the shadow of the Monolith. One of the only movies my father…

My Cosmology Bookshelf


I read a considerable number of cosmology and physics books written mostly for the general public. Perhaps a better phrase is books written for “general consumption,” as I’m not sure how many people would really enjoy reading “Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy” (Kip Thorne) or “The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of…

Book Review: A Universe From Nothing


A Universe From Nothing. Lawrence M. Krauss. Simon and Schuster. Atria paperback. 202pgs. $15. Cosmology isn’t much different from geography. In fact, cosmologists are the universe’s geographers. Cosmologists study the traits, characteristics, and behaviors of our universe. To conduct such studies cosmologists must map the objects of our universe. Every galactic and intergalactic object has…

Book Review: The Beginning of Infinity


The Beginning of Infinity, by David Deutsch. Published by Pengiun. 2011. Paperback. $18 A “Logic Bomb” is a computer program which sits idle within a larger computer program. When certain conditions are met, like x number of seconds pass, or days, or number of transactions, or a certain dollar amount is reached, whatever condition is…