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http://www.starpod.org/news/1110063.htm

The only really new ideas from the POV of physics enabling rapid interstellar commerce was my talk - and of course it remains to be seen whether I am correct or not. Cramer, White, Millis, Davis gave good summaries of the literature on warp drive and wormhole - but nothing new. The rest of the conference was mainly politically correct feel-good quasi-New Age soft topics like should we contaminate the native bacteria on Mars and a discussion that "space is not white";-) There were good talks on medical issues of long stays in space, but with my idea we won't need long stays in space to get to the stars. UFOS are of course data that almost certainly some one is already doing it. At least this should have been debated intelligently, but bleeding hearts worried about the poor bacteria on Mars won the day.;-) The tilt at the meeting was definitely to the left no "drill baby drill", rather "don't use phrases like manifest destiny and conquest of space." This was not a meeting where Heinlein's "Star Ship Troopers" would get a warm reception. ;-)


On Oct 8, 2011, at 3:59 AM, jfwoodward@juno.com wrote:

Gentlefolk,

Regarding the 100YSS conference, Nembo tells me that he attended, got to meet some of you, and took some 200 pictures.  He plans to put some of them into an accessible form.  (My suggestion is a low resolution Power Point presentation.)  I gather from the traffic that the conference was arguably a success, though whether anything of substance comes of it remains to be seen.

Oct 07

UFO War

Posted by: JackSarfatti |
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On Oct 7, 2011, at 5:30 PM, Ron Stahl wrote:

John,

Thanks for instigating this post.  I'd very much love to learn about what happened down in Orlando.

Given Jack pointed at the elephant (and thanks for that, Jack!) I'm curious about the specific responses on the board.


Here is one just in:

On Oct 7, 2011, at 5:18 PM, Marc G. Millis wrote:

Folks,

Please remove me from all your distribution lists when dealing with topics of UFOs.

Thanks!

Marc 



Marc is what Colin Bennett calls a Victorian Station-Master. Don't get me wrong. We need them to run the trains on time. ;-)

Marc gave a good talk on the current literature. He is fearful of losing funding, not that there is any of course, if he embraces UFOs as a legitimate topic of debate for the 100 year Starship Project. Eric Davis can't hide his past on this of course - just Google -  and I am pretty sure he froze up because of funding fears.

Both Eric and Marc are competent and do a good job at the middle-management level. Charismatic leaders they are not. ;-)

I love this analogy you've shared and intend to steal it; that just as birds were evidence of heavier than air flight before the advent of such, saucer sightings are evidence of interstellar travel.

This point is perfectly obvious. The cognitive dissonance here is astounding. This is the scientific analog of "political correctness" and "liberals with mental disorders."

I am confused as to whether when Jack made his point, this also included the evidence cited in Skinwalker.

The whole exchange took only a few seconds. I was like Death entering the room for these poor chaps. They cringed, went pale. ;-)

I did not want to make a scene and as I felt my blood pressure rising and my testosterone raging I decided discretion was the better part of valor and quietly marched out of the hall in silent protest. ;-)

Was there a discussion that at least two people, people chosen on their own merits as part of a science discovery team, and therefore hopefully reliable witnesses; witnessed the event of a wormhole transit?

No, it never got to that. All of that is a taboo topic for these politically correct gentlemen. ;-)

Likewise, I'm curious about whether Jim Woodward's work had some representation in this regard.

Jim's work was mentioned briefly in passing in an earlier session but written off I think by Millis as inconclusive - noise too close to signal.

As Jim is currently writing what will surely become the definitive work on building wormhole generators, I'd like to know what if any was the discussion of his work?

No, not that- only his Mach effect propeller idea. Time was limited and that he was mentioned twice albeit briefly was reasonable.

Let me make it clear, I thought the content of both Marc Millis's and Eric Davis's talks good and had no problem with that. It's the politics of UFOS that raises their hackles.

Oct 07


On Oct 7, 2011, at 3:19 PM, Adam Crowl wrote:

Hi Jack's Mailing-List

At Project Icarus and Icarus Interstellar, we discuss Fermi all the time. The guys all know that I basically agree with Greg Matloff, who I finally got to meet at the 100YSS, that ETIs are probably local - in the Kuiper Belt.


Maybe, but that will not explain the good saucer data where the craft make high-speed U-turns ~ 100 g - that can only be done with zero-g warp drive consuming relatively small amounts of power. There is other evidence but this is not the time and place to get into that in detail. For example, see the Laurance Rockefeller report for more references

http://books.google.com/books/about/UFO_Briefing_Document.html?id=ZS_gVFQ0MDcC

Marie Galbraith

Bibliography:

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Ufo Briefing Document: The Best Available Evidence

Marie Galbraith; Don Berliner; Antonio Huneeus

ISBN:

9780440236382
Publisher:

Dell Pub Co
Publication Date:

2000
Binding:

Softcover
Synopsis:
Reassessing some of the most compelling UFO cases ever recorded, this definitive study of the possible existence of alien contact with Earth reveals critical evidence about UFOs, including eyewitness accounts, scientific research, documented sightings, and photographs. Original.


The late Scottish CETI researcher, Chris Boyce, worked on a theory that such communities watch us via advanced proxies, some indistinguishable from organic beings, even humans, while others use advanced cloaking. One thing I emphasize about UFOs - the real ones, not the hoaxes, pareidolia, and PsyOps - is that They are only seen by choice. There are no "accidental sightings" of the real monitoring vehicles.

Whether They have FTL is an open question for me. They definitely have advanced neutrino or gravity drives because their emissions are so benign. Or maybe They're into something simple and robust like variable volume, ultra-low mass vacuum floatation systems. Or Magnetic field manipulations. So UFOs aren't yet an existence proof of FTL, for me. Maybe They're watching Jack to see if his theories pan-out?


The conventional propulsion alternatives all involve unacceptable time dilation. Without warp drives and wormholes interstellar exploration is impossible. Of course, fusion, fission, light sails, ion thrusters et-al are useful for solar system exploration and as auxiliary power systems in warp-wormhole star ships.

Adam Crowl
http://icarusinterstellar.org/
http://crowlspace.com/
http://twitter/qraal

Memorandum for the Record
Oct 7, 2011
Advanced Intelligence Agency
Subject: UFOs and DARPA-NASA 100 year Starship Mission


On Oct 7, 2011, at 2:19 PM, Ron Stahl wrote:

Jack, All,

I sincerely hope I didn't seem too critical.


Not at all. I agreed with three out of four. Note I fixed some of Brandenburg's hasty typos below - may not have caught all of them.

I'm very happy to have a glimpse of these exciting events I missed.  My point to Gary was and is, that I just can't tell how to take his insights.  Are they observations at all?  Most of the article seems to be him relating conversations about, other conversations about, a book he hasn't read.  The fact he's stating these conversations involve a stargate on the ranch is not a quibble, it's evidence of a story busy going wrong.

You now have not made a distinction that needs to be made.  Yes, the French woman's version of her meeting with Jacques Vallee was disinformation. Who that woman really is, is important in my opinion. No, that Eric Davis and others saw what appeared to be an alien creature coming out of a floating wormhole is true and is even in George Knapp's book.

It's a factual issue, Jack; that concerns the nature of evidence itself; whether there was ever reported a stargate on the ranch.

There was. Call it a wormhole if you like. Many written references including a report by Eric Davis.

Truth is, I cannot from my first read through Gary's story, tell if he was even at the conference.

He was not.

Much of the thing makes it seem he's not reporting on what you said to the board, Jack.  He seems to be telling us all, what you afterward said you had said to the board.

I gave a talk a few hours earlier that same day Sat Oct 1, 2011 before the Panel where I made the UFO remark. Doug Trumbull (Kubrick's special effects designer in 2001 movie http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Trumbull) backed me up that UFOs were a legitimate relevant issue for the DARPA-NASA Mission the next day Sunday Oct 2, 2011 and explicitly mentioned my name while doing it.

So which is it?

Makes a difference, IMHO.  There's far too much yellow journalism surrounding this important issue and the esteemed readership on this list deserves to know what they're reading.  Did Gary read the book and attend the conference or is this all hearsay?

best,

Ron


On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 1:55 PM, JACK SARFATTI wrote:

On Oct 7, 2011, at 1:24 PM, Ron Stahl wrote:

Gary,

Since you're seeking feedback, I'd make just four points:

--There is no mention of a stargate left on the Skinwalker ranch in the book.  Seemed to me, the description is of a wormhole that had no mechanical device on the ranch itself.  Have you read the book you're reporting on?

Quibble, quibble. Star Gate = Wormhole functionally the same - you are making a distinction that makes no significant difference - whether nuts and bolts metal is or is not involved is secondary.


--IIRC, Kit was a senior officer at CIA, not merely an analyst; for ten years.


Good point


--IMHO, bringing up a rumor spawned by delusion merely so you can answer it is yellow journalism.  Much better to ignore the rumors and focus on the facts.  By mixing in the obviously wrong, you diminish the presentation of the factual issues.  Besides, Jack was not a NIDS member nor did he visit the ranch, so why would you treat his word as authoritative concerning the rumor?  Makes no sense and is certainly improper sourcing.


Wrong - because disinformation is an intelligence tool and it's important to know what was that strange French woman's motive? Was she part of some French-Swiss-Italian UFO Cult? This is a mystery. What was she doing at Simon Daniel's conference to begin with? - not only with her tough-looking bodyguard, but the equally strange bald French physicists who gave an odd talk on star gates. BTW that guy from the automotive place you got into a tiff with was at the DARPA meeting. I forget his name - the boyfriend of Laura Magdalene Eisenhower. Vallee told me at DARPA Orlando that he did meet her in Paris only because he was intrigued about the "group of 28" in France, Italy et-al - as I was. I have been asked by Renee Barnett of the Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory TV show to appear on it. However, I think that would only make sense if they get Jacques Vallee, Kit Green, Eric Davis, George Knapp and Nick Cook to also appear on it since they all have key pieces of information that I do not have.


--You never said what it was Jack was presenting on.  Seems an odd thing to neglect.


Excellent point!


Just one person's opinion.  :-)  Otherwise, a fascinating look at what must have been a swell time had by all.

best,

Ron


On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 12:23 PM, garybekkum@yahoo.com wrote:
Jack's UFO rant is the front page story at STARpod.org

Comments are encouraged.

Thank you


Gary S. Bekkum
STARpod.org
STARstream Research
Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4GLTE Phone



-----Original message-----
From: John Brandenburg To: jfwoodward@juno.com

Sent: Fri, Oct 7, 2011 14:53:30 GMT+00:00
Subject: Three Cheers for Jack- for mentioning the "UFO elephant in the room " plus the Sarfatti Conjecture Starship drive

typo corrected by Jack Sarfatti

Dear Friends,
I say three cheers for Jack! He deserves great credit for calling attention to the “elephant in the room” at the DARPA starship conference: the UFO problem. Or, as the heroine Cassandra Chen, in my UFO novel- Morningstar Pass, says:
“not only are we not alone in the universe, we are not even lonely”
This UFO phenomenon, by itself ( which I am convinced is basically extraterrestrial) says that there is some way to easily travel light years between the stars.
It is similar to deducing the fact that heavier than air flight is possible, by observing the flight of birds.
( Simon Newcomb!- open your eyes!)
Now to technologies: The Sarfatti Conjecture

Several Years Ago Jack Sarfatti made an ingenious conjecture in an email exchange : Jack proposed that the dark energy term , the cosmological constant term might not always be constant, but could have a 4-divergence. This means that the dark energy is only a constant to first order, like the pressure in the rooms we all sit in, and like this pressure, it represents a substance that can receive and give up momentum-energy and thus be used for propulsion. If the cosmo-term can have divergence- as Jack proposed- than the divergence of the conventional stress energy tensor, that serves as the main source term for the Einstein Tensor- then since the Einstain tenors divergence vanishes automatically the ordinary Stress energy tensor: EM fields and normal matter, must be able to make up the difference- in other words the conventional stress energy tensor divergenece must balance the new, non-vanishing ‘dark energy’ divergence. Therefore, as Jack suggested- you can propel a starship by transferring momentum and energy to the dark energy much like a submarine transfers momentum to the sea water around it by a propeller, or a propeller driven airplane flies. Jack called the is general idea the “vacuum propeller” concept. Mathematically, with the dark energy term represented as the tensor Duv, this is formulated thusly:

Guv = 8piG Tuv + guv Lambda = 8piG Tuv + Duv
Div-4 (Guv) =0 , Div-4 (8piG Tuv + Duv) =0 ergo ? Div-4 (Tuv) = Div-4(Duv)
I say it should be recognized as the Sarfatti Conjecture- the idea that the dark energy reperesents a substance in the vaccum that can receive and give up momentum- thus leading to starship propulsion.
It is my own hypothesis that the Duv tenor is due to a low energy tachyonic fluid with nearly vanishing pressure.
So the starship of future will use ‘Sarfatti Conjecture Drive’- that is propelling itself using the “dark side energy” term The vacuum, is thus not really a vacuum, and that means we can push against it!

More soon!


From: Paul Murad [mailto:ufoguypaul@yahoo.com] Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 4:07 PM

Subject: Fw: DARPA’s 100-year starship symposium: alien religion, solar propulsion, and - Slate Magazine

All:

Catch the SLATE site about the DARPA meeting....

They also include some mention of aneutronic fusion...
Paul...


----- Forwarded Message -----
From: JACK SARFATTI To: JACK SARFATTI Sent: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: DARPA’s 100-year starship symposium: alien religion, solar propulsion, and - Slate Magazine
re: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/future_tense/2011/10/darpa_s_100_year_starship_symposium_alien_religion_solar_propuls.single.html

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On Oct 5, 2011, at 2:45 PM, JACK SARFATTI wrote:

On Sunday morning, the guys from Sol Seed (“Bringing Life Even Unto the Galaxy”) passed out fliers stating four rather ambitious, and divergent, goals. The first is to build an “eco-village community in Portland,” while the fourth is “contributing to the destiny of life: spreading beyond Earth to take root amongst the stars!” Surprisingly, though, only one guy ranted about UFOs. (“I’m not talking about the crazy people. I’m talking about solid military evidence, CIA, DIA.”) He left the room quietly when the panelists refused to engage him. Of course Doug Trumbull brought up the UFO issue again on Sunday. The Slate reporter has a bad memory. The incident with me and Eric Davis was on Saturday.
to
"On Sunday morning, the guys from Sol Seed (“Bringing Life Even Unto the Galaxy”) passed out fliers stating four rather ambitious, and divergent, goals. The first is to build an “eco-village community in Portland,” while the fourth is “contributing to the destiny of life: spreading beyond Earth to take root amongst the stars!” Surprisingly, though, only one guy ranted about UFOs. (“I’m not talking about the crazy people. I’m talking about solid military evidence, CIA, DIA.”) He left the room quietly when the panelists refused to engage him."

Of course Doug Trumbull brought up the UFO issue again on Sunday. The Slate reporter has a bad memory. The incident with me and Eric Davis was on Saturday.

My comment at SLATE on this:


Jack Sarfatti
I was an invited speaker in the exotic physics. My talk was on low power warp drive with metamaterials and the use of coherent states for faster-than--light and back-from-the-future interstellar communications. I have a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California. I am featured in MIT physics professor's new book "How the Hippies Saved Physics" and in Wikipedia. I was the UFO ranter and it happened on Saturday not on Sunday as Mr. Kakaes inaccurately insinuates. Mr. Kakaes fails to mention that on Sunday 2001 special effects designer Douglas Trumbull backed me up on the UFO issue and even mentioned my name while doing it in front of most of the attendees in the main ballroom at the closing sessions. The Romanian chap Mr. Kakaes refers to was not a physicist and yes did not have any answers, but posed the right questions for which I do have the answers. Contrary to Mr. Kakaes's understanding, the technology is not non-existent. Background for this is in David Kaiser's excellent historical book mentioned above. Also Mr. Kakaes spelled John Cramer's name wrong with a K instead of a C - an indication of lack of due diligence for SLATE.



Oct 07

Bigelow Skinwalker Ranch Rumor Update

Posted by: JackSarfatti |
Tagged in: Untagged 

On Oct 7, 2011, at 1:24 PM, Ron Stahl wrote:

Gary,

Since you're seeking feedback, I'd make just four points:

--There is no mention of a stargate left on the Skinwalker ranch in the book.  Seemed to me, the description is of a wormhole that had no mechanical device on the ranch itself.  Have you read the book you're reporting on?


Quibble, quibble. Star Gate = Wormhole functionally the same - you are making a distinction that makes no significant difference - whether nuts and bolts metal is or is not involved is secondary.

--IIRC, Kit was a senior officer at CIA, not merely an analyst; for ten years.

Good point

--IMHO, bringing up a rumor spawned by delusion merely so you can answer it is yellow journalism.  Much better to ignore the rumors and focus on the facts.  By mixing in the obviously wrong, you diminish the presentation of the factual issues.  Besides, Jack was not a NIDS member nor did he visit the ranch, so why would you treat his word as authoritative concerning the rumor?  Makes no sense and is certainly improper sourcing.

Wrong - because disinformation is an intelligence tool and it's important to know what was that strange French woman's motive? Was she part of some French-Swiss-Italian UFO Cult? This is a mystery. What was she doing at Simon Daniel's conference to begin with? - not only with her tough-looking bodyguard, but the equally strange bald French physicists who gave an odd talk on star gates. BTW that guy from the automotive place you got into a tiff with was at the DARPA meeting. I forget his name - the boyfriend of Laura Magdalene Eisenhower. Vallee told me at DARPA Orlando that he did meet her in Paris only because he was intrigued about the "group of 28" in France, Italy et-al - as I was. I have been asked by Renee Barnett of the Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory TV show to appear on it. However, I think that would only make sense if they get Jacques Vallee, Kit Green, Eric Davis, George Knapp and Nick Cook to also appear on it since they all have key pieces of information that I do not have.

--You never said what it was Jack was presenting on.  Seems an odd thing to neglect.


Excellent point!

Just one person's opinion.  :-)  Otherwise, a fascinating look at what must have been a swell time had by all.

best,

Ron

On Oct 7, 2011, at 12:42 PM, March, Paul (JSC-EP6)[Jacobs Technology] wrote:

Gary:
 
I think Jack’s below quote from the STARpod.org site you pointed us to says it best, especially his last sentence that I highlighted and underlined.


"I was the UFO ranter," wrote Sarfatti.

"The whole point of my talk and my later 'rant' was that all this talk of conventional craft moving through space is not how we will get to the stars and beyond," added Sarfatti, "My point about the UFOs is that they are data that we have been contacted by advanced intelligences, possibly us back from the future, and that tells us that warp and wormhole are practical in spite of all the naysayers. All of the propulsion discussed at DARPA-NASA is good for space exploration inside our solar system but not outside it."

If humans ever go to the stars, we will have to follow in the footsteps of the interstellar / temporal visitors that show up around our planet from time to time.  And that folks requires us to first understand and then be able to build Star Trek like impulse and warp drives.  Jim Woodward, Jack Sarfatti, John Brandenburg, Sonny White and others are all trying to show us the ways these goals might be accomplished.  I advise that we listen to all of them and take heed…
 
Best,
 
Paul March
Friendswood, TX

On Oct 7, 2011, at 12:41 PM, JACK SARFATTI wrote:

Not sure if I like "Rogue" before my name. ;-)

On Oct 7, 2011, at 12:23 PM, garybekkum@yahoo.com wrote:

Jack's UFO rant is the front page story at STARpod.org

Comments are encouraged.

Thank you

Gary S. Bekkum
STARpod.org
STARstream Research
Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4GLTE Phone


-----Original message-----
From: John Brandenburg To: jfwoodward@juno.com

Sent: Fri, Oct 7, 2011 14:53:30 GMT+00:00
Subject: Three Cheers for Jack- for mentioning the "UFO elephant in the room " plus the Sarfatti Conjecture Starship drive

Dear Friends, I say three cheers for Jack! He deserves great credit for calling attention to the “elephant in the room” at the DARPA starship conference: the UFO problem. Or, as the heroine Cassandra Chen, in my UFO novel- Morningstar Pass, says: “not only are we not alone in the universe, we are not even lonely” This UFO phenomenon, by itself ( which I am convinced is basically extraterrestrial) says that there is some way to easily travel light years between the stars. It is similar to deducing the fact that heavier than air flight is possible, by observing the flight of birds. ( Simon Newcomb!- open your eyes!) Now to technologies: The Sarfatti Conjecture

Several Years Ago Jack Sarfatti made an ingenious conjecture in an email exchange : Jack proposed that the dark energy term , the cosmological constant term might not always be constant, but could have a 4-divergence. This means that the dark energy is only a constant to first order, like the pressure in the rooms we all sit in, and like this pressure, it represents a substance that can receive and give up momentum-energy and thus be used for propulsion. If the cosmo-term can have divergence- as Jack proposed- than the divergence of the conventional stress energy tensor, that serves as the main source term for the Einstein Tensor- then since the Einstein tensor's divergence vanishes automatically the ordinary stress energy tensor: EM fields and normal matter, must be able to make up the difference- in other words the conventional stress energy tensor divergence must balance the new, non-vanishing ‘dark energy’ divergence. Therefore, as Jack suggested- you can propel a starship by transferring momentum and energy to the dark energy much like a submarine transfers momentum to the sea water around it by a propeller, or a propeller driven airplane flies. Jack called the is general idea the “vacuum propeller” concept. Mathematically, with the dark energy term represented as the tensor Duv, this is formulated thusly:

Guv = 8piG Tuv + guv Lambda = 8piG Tuv + Duv Div-4 (Guv) =0 , Div-4 (8piG Tuv + Duv) =0 ergo ? Div-4 (Tuv) = Div-4(Duv) I say it should be recognized as the Sarfatti Conjecture- the idea that the dark energy represents a substance in the vacuum that can receive and give up momentum- thus leading to starship propulsion.

It is my own hypothesis that the Duv tenor is due to a low energy tachyonic fluid with nearly vanishing pressure. So the starship of future will use ‘Sarfatti Conjecture Drive’- that is propelling itself using the “dark side energy” term The vacuum, is thus not really a vacuum, and that means we can push against it!

More soon!

cheers


From: Paul Murad [mailto:ufoguypaul@yahoo.com] Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 4:07 PM
To: John Brandenburg; Morgan Boardman; Frank Mead; Shelley Thomson; bev; espeiden@verizon.net
Subject: Fw: DARPA’s 100-year starship symposium: alien religion, solar propulsion, and - Slate Magazine

All:

Catch the SLATE site about the DARPA meeting....

They also include some mention of aneutronic fusion...
Paul...

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: JACK SARFATTI To: JACK SARFATTI Sent: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: DARPA’s 100-year starship symposium: alien religion, solar propulsion, and - Slate Magazine
re:http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/future_tense/2011/10/darpa_s_100_year_starship_symposium_alien_religion_solar_propuls.single.html

On Oct 5, 2011, at 2:45 PM, JACK SARFATTI wrote:

"On Sunday morning, the guys from Sol Seed (“Bringing Life Even Unto the Galaxy”) passed out fliers stating four rather ambitious, and divergent, goals. The first is to build an “eco-village community in Portland,” while the fourth is “contributing to the destiny of life: spreading beyond Earth to take root amongst the stars!” Surprisingly, though, only one guy ranted about UFOs. (“I’m not talking about the crazy people. I’m talking about solid military evidence, CIA, DIA.”) He left the room quietly when the panelists refused to engage him. Of course Doug Trumbull brought up the UFO issue again on Sunday."
The Slate reporter has a bad memory. The incident with me and Eric Davis was on Saturday..

My comment at SLATE on this:


Jack Sarfatti
I was an invited speaker in the exotic physics. My talk was on low power warp drive with metamaterials and the use of coherent states for faster-than--light and back-from-the-future interstellar communications. I have a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California. I am featured in MIT physics professor's new book "How the Hippies Saved Physics" and in Wikipedia. I was the UFO ranter and it happened on Saturday not on Sunday as Mr. Kakaes inaccurately insinuates. Mr. Kakaes fails to mention that on Sunday 2001 special effects designer Douglas Trumbull backed me up on the UFO issue and even mentioned my name while doing it in front of most of the attendees in the main ballroom at the closing sessions. The Romanian chap Mr. Kakaes refers to was not a physicist and yes did not have any answers, but posed the right questions for which I do have the answers. Contrary to Mr. Kakaes's understanding, the technology is not non-existent. Background for this is in David Kaiser's excellent historical book mentioned above. Also Mr. Kakaes mis-spelled John Cramer's name.


Oct 06

"You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future," he told Stanford University graduates during a commencement speech in 2005. "You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life." Steve Jobs on the Destiny Matrix we are all caught up in.

From the DARPA-NASA Starship Meeting Orlando Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2011


Jack Sarfatti commented on Popular Mechanics.
I was one of the invited speakers at the DARPA-NASA conference. Here is an abstract of my talk.
Breaking the Space-Time Energy and Signaling Barriers.
Are Low Power Warp Drive and Retrocausal Quantum Entanglement Interstellar Space Command Control Communication Possible?
Jack Sarfatti

Abstract
I propose two plausibly practical near-term profound super-technology game-changers for the DARPA-NASA 100 Year Starship Project that will allow C3 from the Pentagon/Langley in present real time of far interstellar, intergalactic and even interworld drone and human missions throughout the conjectured multiverse string landscape of parallel universes – if it exists. All conventional forms of spacecraft propulsion are unlikely to motivate large-scale private capital because the time scales for interstellar travel even to the nearest exo-planet are simply too long for practical commerce, the habitat problems are likely to be too difficult, and the cost in our declining world economy on the brink of financial if not environmental collapse in 2011 appear to be too great. Recent discoveries in the slowing of the speed of light in Bose-Einstein condensates and the negative electric permittivity and magnetic permeability in partially-fractal broad-band metamaterials suggests a low power speculative possibility for warp drive based on  Einstein’s orthodox field equation for gravity coupled to the non-propagating electromagnetic near field. Suppose, for example, that we can slow down the speed of light to 3 cm/sec keeping the magnetic response close to 1 with an anti-gravitating non-propagating near field low frequency negative dielectric response susceptibility. Therefore, since c scales as the inverse square root of yielding a dimensionless amplification of the repulsive anti-gravity field of perhaps as much as order of the cube of the electric susceptibility ~ 10^60. This would break the space-time stiffness barrier to low power warp-wormhole technology. This conjecture is entirely new and needs further investigation. The unitarity and Born probability axioms of quantum theory are proved to break down in the presence of Higgs-Goldstone spontaneous symmetry breaking permitting stand-alone, possibly retrocausal, entanglement signals for interstellar space communications without light speed retarded time delayed keys to unlock the messages. This is a violation of special orthodox micro-quantum theory by a more general macro-quantum coherent post-quantum theory similar to the violation of global special relativity by local general relativity where the former is a limiting case of the latter.

Keywords: warp drive, wormholes, metamaterials, dark energy, slow light, future event horizon, past particle horizon, multiverse, Arrow of Time, hologram universe, quantum entanglement, signal nonlocality, rapid space communications.


To Infinity and Beyond at DARPA?s 100-Year Starship Symposium - Interstellar Travel
www.popularmechanics.com
The mad scientists at DARPA are on to their biggest project yet: the 100-Year Starship project, intended to lay the groundwork for interstellar travel.