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Max’s Post: Scientists start realising that time travel is possible

Hi guys, I would like to put to your attention this sweet idea of the ‘two times physics’ by Itzhak Bars, from University of Southern California. He proposed his idea of time being not ‘one dimensional’ , but ‘two dimensional’. So, instead of thinking about it as a straight line, we must think of it as a plane, an infinite… Read more →

Max’s Post: Alchemy… the origins

Kheme in Ancient Egyptian language means ‘black earth’, as opposed to the red earth, the sand in the desert is the Egyptian name for ‘Egypt’. Kheme means Egypt. From that the ancient Greeks created the word Chemia (which means Chemistry in modern Greek). The Arabs borrowed the Ancient Greek word Chemia to interpret ‘not the black earth’, but the ‘Black… Read more →

Max’s Post: How Eratosthenes calculated the radius of Earth.

When travelling to Alexandria (I am sure those of you who have read our novel The Secret of the Cosmographer will remember), we were at the great Ancient Library of Alexandria. I must say here, that the Ancient Library of Alexandria was nothing like modern libraries where people stay quiet and just read. It was a loud place where people… Read more →

Max’s Post: Understanding the Universe in Renaissance

Trying to understand the universe when one can not understand the natural laws of Earth seems almost impossible. But Renaissance is very much about trying to understand how the Universe worked and then create formulae that could describe and explain it without contradicting religion. Was Earth the center of the Universe or the Sun? Was the planets made of the… Read more →

Max’s post: How we measure time – linearly…

Hmmmm…to all my fellow astronomy geek-lovers out there, this is dedicated to you my friends. It’ about time we talked about… well time really, or better the way it is measured in Earth – linearly, with clocks and things like that. Not time travels. This is for later! The division of the day into 24 hours originates from the Babylonians,… Read more →

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