Consider this website "A work in progress… dedicated to a work in progress."
About two and a half years ago, I set out to write a biography of a man named Thomas Townsend Brown.
Initially, the intent was to produce a sequel of sorts to my first biography of an "obscure 20th century scientist" — the story of Philo T. Farnsworth, "The Boy Who Invented Television," published in the fall of 2002.
At first blush, the Brown story seemed like an ideal topic for a follow up to the Farnsworth book. Though Brown hadn’t invented any major household appliances like television, he was responsible for a minor one — the now nearly ubiquitous "Ionic Breeze" air purifiers. And, as was the case with the Farnsworth story, there was the hint of something far more exotic and intriguing, because wherever the name of Townsend Brown comes up, the subject of "anti-gravity" is not far behind.
If ever there was a subject that straddles the fine line between "science" and "science fiction," the idea of "ant-gravity" is one for the ages. Little did I know, however, that once I opened the lid on this particular subject, I would find myself tumbling down a rabbit-hole of science, pseudo-science, dis-information, classified research, and the very real prospect that there is a whole world of "other science" that is at once alive on this planet — and well concealed from public view.
I had, in effect, discovered at least the hint of an alternate reality worthy of "The Matrix." I had discovered the "Parallel Universe of T. Townsend Brown."
As the project evolved, I learned this about Townsend Brown: one
half of his life was spent conducting classified military research –
perhaps the most classified research that has ever been conducted in
either the public or the private sectors.
The other half of Brown’s life was engaged in a variety of covert
intelligence operations that commenced well before World War II.
Indeed, it seems that Brown was part of an internecine network of
companies and agencies whose operations were well hidden within the
international framework of a military and intelligence apparatus that
started with the OSS and eventually evolved into the CIA, the NSA,
and an entire alphabet soup of national security, defense, and
Moreover, it appears that those networks continue to operate behind an impenetrable cloak of secrecy to this day.
It is only because a couple of former colleagues of Dr. Brown –
members of his clandestine network who have first hand knowledge of
some of his activities — have come forth in the past year-and-a-half,
and shared with me what they could (within the very limited scope of
what they could safely reveal), that I have come, quite reluctantly, to
the conclusions I am suggesting here.
So this site will be a gathering point for all the material I have
compiled over the past nearly three years that seems to direct our
attention — however incredulously — at the possiblity that there IS something going on here, Mr. Jones.
So I’m going to start sharing some of the reams of material that I have gathered, and some of what I have written, on this website. I have two objectives in undertaking this endeavor:
1) That focusing on this website will force me to begin to come to terms with the vast amounts of material I have gathered, and begin organizing it in some coherently presentable way, and
2) That in so doing, I can use the power of the internet to hyperlink between various sources, find the underlying connections between the myriad influences Townsend Brown’s life, and, hopefully, make contact with new sources that can help me solve some of the riddles.
And, ultimately, by examining the life of this mysterious Dr.
Brown, I hope that I can begin to get a glimpse of the Universe of
Magical Things that is just beyond our horizon.
Thanks for joining me on this journey, which begins with
September 6, 2005