This week marked the validation of a facet of Einstein’s theories, the existence of gravitational waves. In looking at artist conceptions of how the average non-astrophysical Joe could understand what the scientists were celebrating, I couldn’t help but think of the Red Dwarf episode where a rift is created in time/space, and members of the crew from two different dimensions are able to interact. The paradigm of Dave Lister’s birth is only created by an interaction outside of normal time lines. For those who have not watched Red Dwarf 1) I’m sorry that this introductory paragraph means little and 2) do yourself a huge favor and rent the discs on Netflix.
Realities are shifting now as well in the real estate market.
For a year or so, we have been dealing with a shortage of available houses. This has been driving up prices and causing no end of headaches for buyer’s agents who are putting in multiple, multiple offers/client, only to find out they are 5th in line and the top of the heap are either cash investors or flippers who can still make money, even at a higher purchase price. Continue reading “A wrinkle in the time/space continuum”