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Time Machines in Our Future

Interview with David Lewis Anderson, Ph.D.
August 3, 1999 in Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. David Lewis Anderson is the President and founder of a very unique company called the Time Travel Research Center based in the United States of America. His background is one of the world’s most experienced in the field of space-time study and includes more than twenty years of activity in the field of time control research.

David Lewis Anderson
David Lewis Anderson
GMD: Dr. Anderson, thank you for joining us.

Anderson: You are quite welcome. I appreciate and thank you for the opportunity to be here today.

GMD: Dr. Anderson, I have to say that your company is one of the most interesting I have ever encountered. Can you tell us a little about the Time Travel Research Center?

Anderson: Of course. The Time Travel Research Center is a privately-owned research laboratory based on Long Island, New York in the United States of America. The company was founded in 1995 and is exclusively dedicated to the advancement of the science, technology and research that will deliver practical time control and someday time travel capabilities. I believe we are a leader in the development of capabilities to pursue this goal and are the only company of its kind dedicated exclusively to pursuing the achievement of time control and time travel. We support private research and development and also pioneered and manage the development of the TRI-STAR Information System which is the worlds largest knowledge base of science, technology, and research applicable to the subject of time and time travel. The TRI-STAR system’s simulation programs also represent one of the most advanced space-time virtual laboratories in the world today, designed and optimized specifically for research in this field of study. The Center also founded and manages the Time Travel Research Association, the largest time travel interest group in the world.

GMD: I have heard a lot about the Time Travel Research Association. But before we discuss this could you tell us exactly how did you get started? How does someone become interested and involved in time control research and development?

Anderson: It initially began when I was very young. I suppose I had developed a strong interest and ability in mathematics and physics at an early age. After scoring very high on a government exam of some type the United States Air Force began repeatedly trying to recruit me to join the Air Force and participate in their advanced research and development programs. This continued for a couple years during high school and while I was finishing my undergraduate degree program at West Virginia University. At the time I didn’t know that I might be involved specifically in space-time research, but it was a strong interest for me at this time. I finally accepted their offer and then spent almost five years as a United States Air Force Officer, Flight Test Engineer, and Scientist, conducting advanced space-time research at the prestigious Air Force Flight Test Center in the Mojave desert.

GMD: What did you do during your tenure at the Air Force Flight Test Center?

Anderson: I did many things... many things that I still cannot discuss today. But I can say that the focus of my work was in the research, development, test and evaluation of space-time models and systems. It was here at the Air Force Flight Test Center that I began building a detailed understanding and passion for space-time physics. I moved from project to project developing new mathematical methods and models to help advance space-time study, test and evaluation. I remember that just as I was finishing my graduate program with California State University that I became almost completely obsessed in trying to solve a very specific and elusive problem. The problem was to explain an unpredicted and unexplainable variance in position that some of our space-based satellite systems experienced over longer periods of time. I was finally successful in solving the problem by creating a predictable and reliable mathematical model. However, even though my model worked, it took several more years for me to refine and really understand it. When I finally did I couldn’t believe what I was looking at.

GMD: What was it

Anderson: It turned out to be an absolutely complete space-time model. It included every aspect of relativistic physics even including consideration for details like frame-dragging that is caused by the gravity and spin of the Earth and the Moon. This resolved the discrepancy in the satellite position almost perfectly. What was most exciting wasn’t the existence of the mathematical model itself, but the relationships that fell out of it.

At this point in time I began to develop what I labeled "Time-warped Field Theory" to describe these relationships and how they could be applied for practical time control applications. I left the United States Air Force to continue my work and spent almost all of my time since then working to fund my research, advance my theories, build our TRI-STAR virtual laboratory, and plan the launch of the Time Travel Research Center.

GMD: So is the goal of your research is to produce a time machine?

Anderson: It does seem that anytime someone mentions space-time physics this question arises almost within the same breath. Can we build a time machine that we can step into that can teleport us anywhere-anytime? Sometimes it seems that this is always considered to be the "holy grail" of space-time physics. I won’t deny that some of our research focuses in this direction. This will be realized, I am sure of that. But I believe most of us will see the application of time-warped field theory and time control in more practical everyday applications first.

GMD: What kind of applications? I have heard something about your ties to something called "Project Darkstar." Is this a military weapons program and the application you are referring too?

Anderson: Well "Project Darkstar" is one of our projects... and I suppose the name does sound a little sinister and brings to mind weapons of mass destruction. However, Project Darkstar’s first application will probably be in medical applications, but its not limited to this field. Where did you hear about the project?

GMD: From two different places, one in Australia and another in the United States. But that isn’t important. Can you tell us more about the results you have produced and anything you can about project Darkstar?

Anderson: Well Project Darkstar is one of our first projects to apply time-warped field technology for practical application. So far we have been successful in creating and demonstrating small self-contained time-warped fields. The current field size we are moving to now is about 10 to 12 centimeters in diameter. A considerable amount of work will be required to increase the field size from here but it is definitely achievable with more time and funding. But the field size of 10 to 12 centimeters we are creating now is more than enough for many short-term applications we are already researching.

GMD: Wait, lets slow down. I don’t understand exactly what this field is. What is it and how it can be used?

Anderson: It is a self-contained spherical time-warped field. Within its boundaries we can actually accelerate or decelerate to a certain degree the rate at which time passes relative to the rate of time outside of the field. Perhaps the best way to describe it is to discuss some of the applications of this technology. Lets go back to the medical application.

We are currently researching several applications in the medical field. One would be transplant organ preservation. The time-warped field will be used to preserve organs or tissues awaiting transplant. In this case the organ would be stored in a special container within the time-warped field.

Here it would be exposed to a significant retardation in the rate of time passage that would keep the organ healthy and fresh for a longer period of time. This will greatly increase the success rate of transplant operations and will also provide a solution for organs to be stored and made available for longer periods of time... so they can be available when they are really needed.

Another area of great interest and application of this technology is for scientific test acceleration or retardation. Not only in the medical field but in many others. In many disciplines the speed at which research can be accomplished, or results can be produced, is gated by the length of time required by certain natural processes or chemical reactions.

Utilizing the time-warped field technology we will be able to actually accelerate this testing and research, hopefully without compromising the quality of the results. This will have tremendous advantages in many industries and research around the world.

The number of new avenues in research and development this could open up are significant.

GMD: So this is all theoretical, right?

Anderson: No, the technology is real.

GMD: Well, this sounds hard to believe, what actual results have you produced to verify this?

Anderson: Several. First, we have demonstrated time rate acceleration and retardation using both mechanical and electronic clocks. Placing one clock with the field and a reference clock outside we can show the time rate divergence as the field is "adjusted." We also recently demonstrated the effect on a living organism successfully accelerating and retarding the germination and growth of plant seedlings.

We set up a control group outside of the field and repeated several tests where a seedling was allowed to germinate and grow within the field itself. Here we repeatedly and consistently demonstrated control and actual time rate divergences between the two test groups.

GMD: Why plants? Why wouldn’t you... or have you tested this on people or animals

Anderson: No, testing this on animals or people is much too dangerous at this time. First the field size is much too small. But more importantly this would be very dangerous for the following reason.

The field boundaries have some very "unique" characteristics that would be very dangerous if mis-applied at this time. This is why we decided to focus on organ preservation and scientific test acceleration first. But we don’t exclude the possibility and we even anticipate that after much more development that we will be able to create stasis fields and then eventually certain types of disease regression capabilities in the future.

But given the dangers it is much better that we walk before we run here.

GMD: It sounds like you have a lot of passion and interest for the application of your T.w.F. Technology (Time-warped Field technology) for medical and health care use?

Anderson: Yes, I do. The impact this technology could have on accelerating research and finding cures for diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes and aids is profound. We do believe that our TwF Technology will eventually permit certain types of actual disease regression as our development continues and we find safer ways to use it on a living person.

But in the short-term the benefits in accelerating and opening up new avenues of research will have such a large positive impact that we feel it may entirely change the way the world looks at and performs research and may help us move more quickly to new cures or treatments for these diseases.

GMD: It sounds like the benefit of this new technology could have a tremendous influence on medical cure and treatment research.

Anderson: Yes, absolutely.

GMD: You mentioned earlier that Project Darkstar wasn’t limited to just medical applications. What other applications do you see for this technology?

Anderson: Well the applications we just discussed as I mentioned are short-term applications. As we continue to study and develop our Time-warped Field technology we see other possible uses of the technology emerging. One of the first is the development of "containment fields."

GMD: Containment fields... What is this and how would it be used

Anderson: As I mentioned earlier the boundaries of a Time-warped Field have some very unique characteristics. Some of which are very dangerous to living tissue. But some of these same characteristics that make them dangerous may allow them to be used to contain materials or energy that if exposed could cause damage if released. I suppose I’m not explaining this well. Its usually easier to discuss the technology and application with my presentation materials.

But for example, we see T.w.F. technology possibly being used to create a containment field that can be used with nuclear reactor cores to prevent the escape of dangerous radiation which can be very harmful or deadly to people, or any living creature nearby. Another application would be to protect against the escape of hazardous materials during handling, storage, or transport. There are many materials and organisms that are very deadly if exposed to living organisms and this could be another new application where this technology could have a tremendous impact.

I have to stress that analysis of the Time-warped Field boundaries is difficult and we still have much to learn. Another of our projects, "Project Prime-Zero", is dedicated totally to the analysis of the boundary characteristics of the field. This is where our Tri-Star simulator and virtual laboratory is key. So far the results of simulations on the system have been very promising and have not excluded that these types of containment fields may be possible with further research and development. In fact, the results suggest strongly that they are completely possible within the realm of the mathematics and physics of T.w.F. theory.

GMD: It sounds like your computer simulators are critical to projects like Prime-Zero and some of the others. Can you tell us a little about this?

Anderson: Well, you are absolutely correct, our virtual laboratory is key to analyzing and learning more about Time-warped field technology and its application. Our simulation programs may represent the most advanced space-time virtual laboratory in the world. It is a system that has been designed and optimized specifically and successfully for space-time research and development. Hmm... I probably should control myself here because this is a topic I like to talk too much about and we do not have that much time. But we are very proud of our programs and they have been invaluable to our research. I have personally invested now more than fifteen years in the development of the Tri-Star system and with that type of "investment" its easy to get carried away.

GMD: That’s okay, tell us more about it.

Anderson: Okay. As I mentioned the system can simulate a complete and accurate space-time model for almost all of our research needs. The Tri-Star system’s simulation programs were designed with one goal in mind -- to advance our efforts to achieve time control and time-travel technology. It is a very unique scientific research platform.

The system is probably most unique in that it is very flexible and quickly adaptable to the various types of T.w.F. analysis and testing we need to do. By bridging the walls between physics, mathematics, and computation... and injecting our space-time model... the Tri-Star system now delivers a powerful research and development environment for us.

The system is used extensively before and after our hard experiments to compare actual results vs.. computer predictions. More and more though the greatest value has been in exploring and documenting the nature and possible applications of time-warped field boundaries. Overall I can’t express how valuable this program has been to our success and progress across the board.

GMD: I would like to see the system someday. You mentioned that the system addressed "almost all" of your research needs. Why "almost all?" Can you explain?

Anderson: I did not realize I was that revealing. Yes, there are some areas where we need to improve our simulation efficiency. The nature and characteristics of the time-warped field boundaries as I mentioned are very complex. I was probably understating this point. The mathematical model of the field in this area is extremely complex. Our Tri-Star simulation programs model the time-warped field accurately but due to the complexity our analysis and research in this area is progressing slower than we like, but it is progressing.

GMD: Perhaps you should put your simulator inside the time-warped field to accelerate your work.

Anderson: Actually, we have seriously thought about it and are looking at this as a possible long-term application of time-warped field technology. We believe that when we increase the field-size that we may be able to in fact do this.

There is much we still need to learn but it is quite possible that T.w.F. technology will create new possibilities and avenues to increase computer power and performance. Today we have parallel processing... who knows, tomorrow we may have multi-dimensional processing in an accelerated time domain. The technology may also have some separate advantages in the computer manufacturing process and it is very possible that T.w.F. technology will open some new paths in super computer development and applications.

GMD: It seems like there are some exciting applications for use of this technology today. And it seems that there are even more you are trying to explore for the future. Are there any other applications out there you have considered?

Anderson: Certainly, but we will have to wrap-up after this so I can be sure to make my flight. If not... I will have a very long walk to Bucuresti.

GMD: Okay

Anderson: Well, researching this particular application its not a high priority effort, but as our Prime-Zero Project reveals more about the nature and characteristics of the time-warped field boundary we may find that the technology might provide a new source of power. This power source efficiency could be extremely high efficiency and would be a 100% environmentally clean technology. Again, there are many unknowns and much research to do, but this is a real possibility.

GMD: Our understanding of time has certainly changed in recent years, hasn’t it?

Anderson: The quest to understand time has been going on for thousands of years. But yes, you are correct. The last hundred years have revealed a lot. Time dilation and time control are achievable. This is science-fact not science-fiction. Its easy in each of our daily lives not to see this. But time control and even time travel are no longer considered to be a pseudo-science... they are accepted scientific, mathematical and physical fact. In fact, they are a essential basic element and part of the fabric of the universe we are living in right now. I suppose for many its just another example of how science-fact can be stranger than science-fiction.

GMD: If someone is interested how can someone learn more about time and time travel?

Anderson: I would first recommend visiting our web-site at The web-site present many views on the study of time and time travel including views on physics, mathematics, philosophy, metaphysics and even its implications and ties to spirituality. We also publish a quarterly journal called The Space-Time Journal that is packed with a lot of good and exciting information on many subjects surrounding the study of time.

There are also many good books available on the subject. One of the best I always recommend for someone just getting started is Paul J. Nahin’s "Time Machines." Also, "Space-time Physics" by Edwin Taylor and John Wheeler is a great introduction to a more mathematical view of space-time physics. We also maintain a comprehensive index and guide to hundreds of books and videos on the subject on our web-site if someone needs more sources.

We also manage an association called the "Time Travel Research Association." This is an association that networks time travel information and interests from around the world. We currently have more than 8,000 members from more than 78 countries. We sponsor the association in an effort to try to help advance the study and development of time control and time travel for anyone who is interested. The Time Travel Research Association is a great way to keep informed on news an updates and we even offer a free membership option. Its a great way to study and learn. Another organization I think many would find interesting is the "International Society for the Study of Time." I believe they have a web-site at

GMD: One last question. What should we look for coming from the Time Travel Research Center in the future?

Anderson: Well if our research continues to resolve itself as we’ve planned... and we predict it will... we will all be seeing some fascinating changes and the opening of an entire new industry based on this technology. Time-warped Field (TwF) technology, as we continue to refine and enhance its application, will have a profound impact on our world. The future will definitely be an exciting "time."

GMD: Dr. Anderson, thank you for your... "time" today.

Anderson: Your quite welcome. Thank you.

Dr. David Anderson can now be contacted via the Anderson Institute website at