Category Archives: Defying Gravity – The Book

Coming Soon: The 2022 Edition

The mystery of Life isn’t a problem to be solved. It is a reality to experienced. ― Frank Herbert, Dune From 2003 to 2008, I researched and wrote a biography of a man named Thomas Townsend Brown.  Or just Townsend … Continue reading

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We Don’t Need Roads

Or plutonium. Or oil or gas or coal or even solar, for that matter.   All we need to do is ‘bottle a star.’ This is the last scene in the original “Back To The Future” movie, released in 1985. … Continue reading

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Protected: The Ambush at Santa Fe – August, 2006

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Are You Looking for “The Book” ?

Yes, well, aren’t we all… If you have come to this website in search of Defying Gravity: The Paraellel Universe of T. Townsend Brown (aka “The Biography of the Man Whose Story Cannot Be Told”), please follow this link. If … Continue reading

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Welcome to “Phase 2”

As outlined in an e-mail sent to registered members of this site earlier today, the online version of the first draft of Defying Gravity: The Parallel Universe of T. Townsend Brown is no longer available. Please visit "The Second Draft" … Continue reading

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The Final Installments…

…are now online. Chapter 80: Avalon rounds up the final years of the life of T. Townsend Brown.  It’s a lot of ground to cover, yes, but the patterns of his life are sufficiently established by now that repeating them … Continue reading

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Chapter 77 is Now Online

When last we left the Brown family, Townsend had gone ahead to seek new opportunities to develop his magic fan — and whatever else the technology represents. Chapter 77: Strike Another Match follows Linda and Josephine’s travels as they push … Continue reading

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Chapter 76: FTM

Chapter 76: FTM is now available.  Now that the two story lines have finally woven themselves together, it is time to face the Big Picture.  This chapter demonstrates how critical information has been passed along, and the challenge inherent in … Continue reading

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Chapters 74 AND 75 are Now Online

Today we greet the New Year with not ONE, but TWO installments of  Defying Gravity: The Parallel Universe of T. Townsend Brown. In Chapter 74: California Dreamin‘ we return to the Townsend Brown family in Philadelphia in 1966, witness the … Continue reading

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Chapter 72 is Now Online

Chapter 72: First We Build A Fire follows Brown’s exploits from late 1957 into 1958, during which time he was employed as a consultant at  privately-funded laboratory operated by industrialist Agnew Bahnson, Jr.  This may be one of the best-known … Continue reading

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