Simulating Extreme Spacetimes

Above is a simulation of the gravitational lensing of two orbiting black holes by the SxS group or research scientists.  I stumbled upon this site (Simulating Extreme Spacetimes) , which was put together by multiple institutions for research on black holes, neutron stars  and other extreme events ‘To better understand Relativity and the physics of exotic objets in the Cosmos.‘  The work put together here is information rich, especially for the hard core Sci-Fi writer.  Explore their Glossary, simulations and a favorite, Sounds.   Surf their site for the plethora of links to make your writing a good read.

 

This is a great one-stop shopping site for my works in progress

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Singularity

  • Author              : Bill DeSmedt
  • Year                  : 2005
  • Amazon            : click here

My Review            :

Singularity.  I so love near Sci-Fi and it does not get better than this.  A great read and pretty accurate for the time frame written.   There was one part about a software hack that gave me quite a clever spin on something I needed to do in real-life, and that is exactly why I encourage my mentored students to read near Sci-Fi.  A few little tech factoid s out of place, but still a fantastic journey you will take from this.   The action is page turning, the character definition is terrific and  the underlying plot is quite clever and has you re-reading facts about the original event, people and references the authors bring up, making it even better of a read.  .  Brush up on your quantum physics and black hole knowledge.  This would make such a great movie for today.