Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Hyperobject Earth as Cthulhu

GPS imaging relies on satellites. I've just found out that the clocks in these satellites run slightly differently from the one in your iPhone—slightly faster. So they have to be calibrated. GPS brings to light a hyperobject, the surface of the massive Earth, which subjects objects to relativistic effects within its gravitational field. Hyperobject Earth is time-squished, as I had suggested recently.

Earth itself then is a non-Euclidean object, like the city of R'lyeh...

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