"Cosmic Motors" Concept Art by Daniel Simon. "QUANTUM SHOT" #542Link - by Avi Abrams If you wondered who is on the cutting edge of futuristic vehicle design, here is your answer Daniel Simon, God bless his skills and imagination, is the coolest concept vehicle designer this side of Saturn's rings.
The future itself can't help but shrivel and scuttle into a corner when this mighty artist enters the room. Yes! The Future itself feels intimidated, knowing that it will have to come up with something as radical and smooth as Daniel's visions in a few hundred years. Get the book "Cosmic Motors" while it's still available, and find a quiet corner to drool over it We admit, this feature is a bit overdue, but not for a lack of trying! In the meantime, his futuristic vehicles book "Cosmic Motors" continues to sell like a bunch of Ganymedian pancakes, or hot pies during Russian perestroika - and he is on fire with designs for the next book. DETONATOR: a magnum-sized street-cruiser bike with a V8 engine The Astrocon TAOOA light ray gunner ... Alcubierre Warp Drive Time Travel.
An Alcubierre Warp Drive stretches spacetime in a wave causing the fabric of space ahead of a spacecraft to contract and the space behind it to expand. The ship can ride the wave to accelerate to high speeds and time travel. The Alcubierre drive, also known as the Alcubierre metric or Warp Drive, is a mathematical model of a spacetime exhibiting features reminiscent of the fictional "warp drive" from Star Trek, which can travel "faster than light" (although not in a local sense - see below). The key characteristics of the application of Alcubierre warp drives for time control and time travel are presented in the picture below.
This is followed by more detail describing the effect below. Alcubierre Warp Drive Description In 1994, the Mexican physicist Miguel Alcubierre proposed a method of stretching space in a wave which would in theory cause the fabric of space ahead of a spacecraft to contract and the space behind it to expand. Incredible Astronomical Clocks.
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Christian and A. Abrams Antique and Medieval Technology Blended With Art Many believe early man saw the universe as a living thing: each flash of lightning, every star in the sky, the rain that fell, the ground beneath their feet – everything around them was part of some huge, living, breathing creature. But then all that changed. (Astrolabe, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art - image credit: Charles Tilford) The Antikythera Device Alhough we know the ancient Greeks were extremely intelligent, just how smart was hinted at in 1901 – and then confirmed many years later.
The Antikythera Mechanism, as it’s called, is a meticulous and precise assembly of 72 gears – a simply staggering piece of craftsmanship. (images via 1, 2) A model of the mechanism by Tatjana van Vark: (images credit: Tatjana van Vark) Other Antikythera Mechanism reconstruction projects and working models: (images via) Beautiful Astronomical Clock in Prague (image credit: Edgar Barany) ...