This is a simple 3D render space scene in Blender 3D of an Ethereum crystal on the surface of an asteroid. Just playing around with light and glow and shadow along with some terrain sculpting and texturing. It looks ok I think, not quite what I had in mind when I first started modeling it but I think it turned out ok.
The more I think about this impact problem AND the time dilation problem, the more I realize that we will likely not travel to another star system anytime soon, if ever. At least as humans. I hate to say it...but the more I learn about the universe and evolution and everything, the more problems with interstellar travel become more obvious. Special relativity is a bitch, but it's still not as bad as the impact problem. People say 'space is empty"...there are millions of miles between objects. The odds that you'll hit something is very low. We can travel to the [READ MORE]
A note on alien invasion. While writing my scifi apocalyptic novel series I realized something and that got me to thinking. People who love scifi may already know this. If an alien invasion were to happen, we would most likely not know it until it's too late. Even if we did see them coming (which would be nearly impossible given our current technology) any alien civilization that has the ability to travel between solar systems (interstellar travel) would almost certainly also have technology that would destroy us before we could react. Be it weapons of mass destruction, or even weaponized [READ MORE]
Yeah, tell me again how we're NOT in a simulation...go ahead, I'm listening. Lookup Moore's Law, understand how fast technology advances, now fast forward 100 years, 200, 500, even 1000 years. We're already to the point of creating simple AI, and soon will have the ability to create advanced AI and from there superintelligent AI which will be trillions of times smarter than humans. Meaning, if humans are creating such hyper realistic 3D models and in-game physics and procedurally generated virtual reality environments now, what will AI create in the future? What if that already happened and we are already [READ MORE]
Why Biological Aliens Likely Won’t Travel Throughout The Universe The dangers of Interstellar travel make interstellar travel forces biological life to evolve into technological life; or stay home. The hypothesis is based on simple physics. The limitations and fragility of biological life when considered relative to the universe and the many dangers to biological life the universe presents causes biological life to evolve into technological life so that they may travel to other star systems. Sure, carbon based biological life forms can in fact travel to other star systems, but it would take generations. It could not be done in [READ MORE]
This revelation explains all those great mysteries of old. Ancient knowledge, disconnected conundrums, curious coincidences, and suspicious secrets, hidden from view, yet sensible, all lurk under the surface of the deep sea of history, our perception of existence. Deep and dark secrets drowned in vaguery, obscured in the shadowy depths of the empty void of human ignorance and delusion. We seek answers to things which we truly do not wish to know, for if we discover the actual truth, it will by all accounts, destroy our feeble barriers of bliss, awaken our sleeping terrors and thrust us into a nightmare [READ MORE]