Concepts | Being not Being

The core concept of 'Being not Being' is essential to the sf and fantasy fiction of Jake Jackson. Alongside other notions of Time, and Will, it allows the exploration of the universe before the Big Bang event, and out beyond the limits of the expanding universe. An object can both 'be something' and 'not be something'…

What is Time? Gregorian Calendar, These Fantastic Worlds

What is Time? The Gregorian Calendar

From 1540, two major developments brought long-lasting change to our notions of time. The calendar reforms of Pope Gregory gave us the Gregorian calendar we have today, and the ultimate acceptance of the heliocentric system (that the earth circulated the sun, not the other way round) provided a victory for science over the Catholic Church. Copernicus' Radical Idea…