James F. Woodward

Recent Publications:

"Tweaking Flux Capacitors," forthcoming in: Proc. Space Technology Applications International Forum [STAIF] 2005.

 "Flux Capacitors and the Origin of Inertia," Foundations of Physics 34, 1475-1514 (2004).

Review of: The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene (Knopf, N.Y., 2004) in: Foundations of Physics 34, 1267-1273 (2004).

"Life Imitating 'Art': Flux Capacitors, Mach Effects, and Our Future in Spacetime," Proc. Space Technology Applications International Forum [STAIF] 2004 (American Institute of Physics Press, Melville, N.Y. 2004 [AIP Conf. Proc. 699]), pp. 1127-1137.

 "The Technical End of Mach's Principle," in: eds. M. Sachs and A.R. Roy, Mach's Principle and the Origin of Inertia (Apeiron, Montreal, 2003), pp. 19-36.  [Invited paper for a commemorative volume for the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Kharagpur campus of the Indian Institute of Technology.]

 "Are the Past and Future Really Out There," Annales de la Fondation Louis de Broglie 28, 549-568 (2003).  [Invited paper for a commemorative issue honoring the 60th anniversary of the completion of Olivier Costa de Beauregard's doctoral work with Prince Louis de Broglie.]

"Breakthrough Propulsion and the Foundations of Physics," Foundations of Physics Letters 16, 25-40 (2003).

"Transient Inertial Effects and Stationary Forces," Proc. Space Technology Applications International Forum [STAIF] 2003 (American Institute of Physics Press, Melville, N.Y. 2003 [AIP Conf. Proc. 654]), pp. 940-946.

Review of: The Future of Spacetime by S.W. Hawking, K.S. Thorne, I. Novikov, T. Ferris, A. Lightman, and R. Price (Norton, N.Y., 2002) in: Foundations of Physics 32, 1485-1491 (2002).

"Method and Apparatus for Generating Propulsive Forces without the Ejection of Propellant," United States Patent 6,347,766 (USGPO, Washington, D.C., 2002) [with Thomas Mahood].

 "Rapid Spacetime Transport and Machian Mass Fluctuations: Theory and Experiment," Proc. Of the 37th AIAA/ASME Joint Propulsion Conference 2001 (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference Proceedings) AIAA paper 2001-3907 [with Thomas Mahood and Paul March].

"Gravity, Inertia, and Quantum Vacuum Zero Point Fluctuations," Foundations of Physics 31, 819-835 (2001).

Review of: Concepts of Mass by Max Jammer (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1999) in: Foundations of Physics 30, 959-964 (2000).

Review of: Time: A Traveler's Guide and Surfing Through Hyperspace both by Clifford Pickover (Oxford University Press, N.Y., 1999) in: Foundations of Physics 30, 165-170 (2000).