Show Notes

Alien Ship Technology

Ship materials construction. Anti-gravity technologies. Tesseracts. Shadows looking into other dimensions.

Alien Math and Physics

Jef Raskin alien math puzzle thought experiment
Jef Raskin's alien math

Superdimensionality. Imagining alien understanding of maths and physics. Different perspectives forcing different approaches. The physics of alien arrivals.

Linguistic Relativity

The strong version of the  Sapir-Whorf hypothesis is not backed by good evidence. Superdimensional alien languages. Gaining new perspective into the reality of the universe.


Military secret-keeping. General Whitaker’s Morpheus operandi: “I cannot tell you what the matrix is. I have to show you.”


  • aliens, 
  • language, 
  • linguistics, 
  • math, 
  • physics, 
  • science, 
  • science fiction, 
  • ted chiang