In time many of these theories will be proven absurd, or not. That is the history of the scientific method. The important point is that hopefully science will never stop trying to nail down factual reality. If there is such a thing at the extremes of knowledge. The ultimate law of the universe, probability balance, says, unfortunately, that humanity can never be around long enough to solve every unanswered question.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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