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Thad Roberts stumbled upon this intuitively accessible eleven dimensional geometry by exploring the possibility that space itself has a fractal structure; that space is geometrically constructed from quanta that are in turn constructed from sub quanta, and so on ad infinitum. This geometric starting point realigns our expectations of what we should observe in Nature. In this, it gives us intuitive access (which we didn’t have before) to the mysteries of modern physics. But how precisely does it match up with those mysterious effects? To answer that question Thad, and a team of others, are cur­rently pursuing the full mathematical formulation of this geometry. Thad enjoys exploring unfamiliar realms and consciously seeking out experiences that have the potential to shed light on Nature’s hidden structure, and bring clarity to the many facets of humanity. He has been dropped down a mine shaft in Peru, discovered a Tyrannosaurid tooth in the Utah deserts, skin dived off the shores of Hawaii, mined for rare gem stones, experienced zero gravity, extreme isolation, and explored the remains of a sunken ship. When he was 22, Thad was hired by NASA at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas as an Astrophysicist. From this position he went to Geo-astrophysicst and then eventually to Flight Lead in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory where he went SCUBA diving with the astronauts and helped train them for their EVAs (space walks). He also participated in under water studies of the International Space Station mock-ups. At age 25, Thad masterminded the infamous moon rock caper and made off with contam­inated lunar samples (labeled “trash” by NASA). 33 years to the day after Neil Armstrong first picked up a piece of the moon, Thad sold some pieces and landed in the middle of a government sting. Thad was handed 100 months in federal prison for his actions. He used that time to focus his energies on the hidden structure of Nature and to wrestle with the mysteries that plague modern physics. qst was the result. Though he would never repeat those actions, Thad says that he doesn’t regret how things turned out. Despite the isolation, loneliness, and hard lessons that defined those years, he notes that without that time of intense dedication and constant focus he may have never dived so deeply into the construction of our Universe. Thad left prison with something more valuable to him then a safe full of moon rocks – a manuscript over 700 pages long that lucidly described the concepts of his new theory and how he was led to them. Those who have read the pre-print version of ‘Einstein’s Intuition’ have been amazed at how simply this new geometry all fits together — and how it inspires us all to rise to the challenge of living an adventurous life.


National Arts Club Event

By Thad Roberts on Jun 22, 2017 in Featured

If you’re in NYC this Friday (the 23rd) and are a science enthusiast, you won’t want to miss this event! Varun Shetty of the New York Times and I will be exploring the roots of one of the most exciting ideas in modern physics (pilot wave theory). Join us at the National Arts Club (RSVP […]


Pilot wave theory and quantum realism

By Thad Roberts on Jan 16, 2017 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Consider this a warm up to our upcoming release 😉


Pilot wave experiments spark new interest

By Thad Roberts on Dec 06, 2016 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Here’s a great video introduction to the basic concepts held in common by pilot wave theories (de Broglie’s double solution theory, the de Broglie-Bohm theory (also known as Bohmian mechanics, superfluid vacuum theory (and of course, quantum space theory). Given that a pilot wave approach is deterministic and ontologically accessible, why isn’t it more popular? Here’s why.


MRH Interview

By Thad Roberts on Jul 12, 2016 in Miscellanea

Interview by: Jaclyn Andie, Kelsey Pearson, MaKayla Zirvel, & McKayla Johnston. Q: Did you see your segment on the Travel Channel? If so, how accurate was the depiction? A: No I did not. I actively avoid watching anything on TV about me, as there is little redeeming value in watching other people take their own view […]


Einstein’s Intuition

  ‘Einstein’s Intuition‘ is now available in soft cover from Amazon in black and white and full color, hard cover from Lulu in full color, as an iBook from Apple, and an Audiobook from Audible. About the Book Presented in clear and accessible language with wonderfully supportive graphics, Roberts offers the reader a voyage through the development of human knowledge. He then […]



By Thad Roberts on Jan 13, 2016 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Explore Thad’s Quora answers to these interesting questions:   Why don’t more physicists subscribe to pilot wave theory? What’s the fundamental reason why the speed of light cannot be broken? How is Quantum Space Theory viewed in the theoretical physics community? Is wave-particle duality an illusion? What is currently the best explanation for how and […]


Utah Adventure 2015

By Thad Roberts on Dec 26, 2015 in Adventures with Thad, Featured

People: Angela Arvizu (Adventure Goddess), Anthony Verone (Filmmaker), Brad Boyer (Real Estate Developer), Crystal Baranyk (Artist), David Cantu (Head Honcho of Intergalactic Decisions), Dhal Glad (Nature Photographer), Garrett Lisi (Physicists/Surfer/Director of the Pacific Science Institute), Jared Potter (Software Engineer), Jeff Chapple (Behind the Scenes Alfred), Jeremy Slyh (Real Estate Developer), Jessica Dorman (Artist/Scientist), Johnny Wanda (Commercial Helicopter Pilot/Drone Pilot), Jonathan Farkasofsky (Audiobook Reader), Josh Bross (Technology Factotum), Laura Chukanov (Activist/Pageant […]



Reproduced with permission from CREATIV magazine.     Words: Thad Roberts (Introduction by Jessica Cyrell) Photography: Courtesy of Thad Roberts   Forever enthralled by the mysteries of the universe – from quantum theory to human emotion – Thad Roberts has a love of nature that knows no boundaries. His first venture into the public eye […]


Around the world

By Thad Roberts on Sep 29, 2015 in Uncategorized

  ‘Einstein’s Intuition’ is sparking new discussions and revitalizing old ones around the globe. In this picture a scientist is reading his copy on the ridge above McMurdo station in Antartica. Keep the adventure going! Send me a picture of you with your copy to celebrate the spreading of ideas. 😉  


Vacuum Superfluidity

By Thad Roberts on Mar 17, 2014 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Thad Roberts and Marcus Tofanelli explore the assumption that the vacuum is a superfluid. They reveal that vacuum superfluidity imports a mechanism for mass generation, explains wave-particle duality, inscribes the constants of nature, and carves out room for geometric authorship of the four forces.


The Constants of Nature

By Thad Roberts on Feb 18, 2014 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Are the constants of Nature geometrically determined by the superfluid vacuum?


Thad Meets TED

By Thad Roberts on May 05, 2013 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Thad invites you to join him as he presents at the TEDxBoulder conference, August 7th.


Twisted Passages

By Thad Roberts on Apr 28, 2013 in Adventures with Thad, Featured

Team death punch discusses the finer points of quantum mechanics and explores some of Utah’s twisted passages. Spooky and Peek-a-boo near Escalante. November 2011. 


Earth from the ISS

By Thad Roberts on Feb 06, 2012 in Miscellanea

ISS: An Earth Orbit


Einstein and Zion

By Thad Roberts on Jan 21, 2012 in Uncategorized

Team Death Punch follows Einstein’s advice and continues the quest by exploring the beauty of Zion.


Lost Realms

By Thad Roberts on Nov 27, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Team death punch explores hidden secrets from lost realms and comes away with experiences that change their lives.



By Thad Roberts on Nov 11, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Preview: Team Death Punch discovers the wonders of Havasupai and Mooney Falls.


Experience – extending its range.

By Thad Roberts on Nov 11, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Team Death Punch experiences a wide variety of adventures and expresses their freedom.


New Grounds

By Thad Roberts on Aug 29, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Team Death Punch explores geysers and steam vents in Yellowstone, a Natural Slide in Alpine, hikes to the upper falls at Adam’s Canyon, and several other locations in local mountains, swims across lakes, trains in the wind tunnel, and more – all during the month of July, 2011. They also smoke their victory cigars – […]


Rogue Agent

By Thad Roberts on Aug 16, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Team Death Punch member Angela Arvizu (traveler, adventurer, snowboarder, skydiver, dancer, computer geek, and student) is a rogue agent led by curiosity.  


Immortal Spirit

By Thad Roberts on Aug 14, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Team Death Punch member, Marie Green (Geophysics Ph.D. student, yoga instructor, rock climber, Antarctica scientist, and good friend) climbs a crack at Lake Powell and executes a spectacular dive.  


July Preview

By Thad Roberts on Aug 14, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

A sneak preview of Team Death Punch’s July adventures and discoveries.


Volcano lightning

By Thad Roberts on Jul 05, 2011 in Miscellanea

These time-lapse photos are stirring!   See them all here.    


Exploration – the foundation of science

By Thad Roberts on Jul 05, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

In this month’s video team death punch goes skydiving for the first time, successfully reaches last month’s balloon crash site, retrieves video footage of a sunset from 106,000 feet, explores waterfalls within the intermountain west, experiences canopy open flight in a Grumman Cheetah, and more. In the process we discover a little more about each […]


Plains Milky Way

By Thad Roberts on Jun 26, 2011 in Miscellanea

Beautiful and inspiring!!  


Sunset from 106,000 feet

By Thad Roberts on Jun 26, 2011 in Adventures with Thad

Because the GPS unit on our first balloon launch failed, Team Death Punch set out to accomplish the mission of filming a sunset from 106,000 feet. Launching the second balloon from Sugarhouse, Utah we watched as our payload drifted to the east towards the Unita mountains. When the balloon reached 106,000 feet it popped, at […]


Science – a personal adventure

This video documents adventures that Team Death Punch has weaved into their lives of intense study during the month of May, 2011. Team Death Punch is a group of young scientists (physicists, astronomers, chemists, mathematicians, anthropologists, geologists, philosophers, engineers, and linguists) that are putting a new face on science. They have dedicated themselves to re-injecting […]


Eleven Dimensions Live in the NeverHood

By Thad Roberts on May 01, 2011 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

Join Thad in the NeverHood, a live, call-in radio show, July 12, 10 am PST.


Questions and answers:

By Thad Roberts on Jan 11, 2011 in Featured, Quantum Space Theory

I’d like to dedicate this page to questions that anyone out there might have regarding the axioms, tenants, conclusions, or insights of quantum space theory. Please send me your questions and I will do my best to respond via video. My hope is that this forum will be a useful resource for those that have […]


Bohmian Mechanics

By Thad Roberts on Nov 28, 2010 in Quantum Space Theory

  Consider the equation . This equation relates the pressure, volume, and temperature of an ideal gas. All of these concepts are macroscopic — meaning that on the level of the molecules that make up the gas the meaning of ‘pressure,’ ‘volume,’ and ‘temperature’ dissolves. One molecule cannot have a pressure, it cannot be said […]


Favorite adventures and places

By Thad Roberts on Jul 29, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s travel photos.



By Thad Roberts on Jul 20, 2010 in Gallery

A slew of random photos by Thad.



By Thad Roberts on Jul 19, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s gallery of photos under, over and in the water.


Art –

By Thad Roberts on Jul 18, 2010 in Gallery

An assorted collection of Thad’s drawings.



By Thad Roberts on Jul 14, 2010 in Gallery

Gallery of Thad’s astrophotography, pictures of working and volunteering at different observatories, and TEDxBoulder shots.



By Thad Roberts on Jul 08, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s Aviation Gallery.



By Thad Roberts on Jul 02, 2010 in Gallery

A random collection of biking adventures.


Dinosaur Hunting

By Thad Roberts on Jun 30, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s gallery about digging for dinosaurs and other fossils.


Hot Springs

By Thad Roberts on Jun 28, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s photos of hot springs.


Inside the Earth

By Thad Roberts on Jun 26, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s gallery of underground adventures.



By Thad Roberts on Jun 22, 2010 in Gallery

Photos by Thad when he was at NASA.


Slot Canyons

By Thad Roberts on Jun 11, 2010 in Gallery

Thad’s adventures in slot canyons gallery.


Is there room for God in a quantized universe?

By Thad Roberts on Apr 02, 2010 in Miscellanea

The supposed proofs for the existence of a theistic God (0ne that intentionally created the universe and has particular interest in humans) have been resoundingly defeated over the years. There simply is no proof, logical or otherwise, for the existence of such a God. The fact that the strongest arguments ever made in support of […]


A Universe From Nothing

By Thad Roberts on Mar 25, 2010 in Quantum Space Theory

Lawrence Karuss’ presentation at AAI 2009. A brilliant example of scientific curiosity at work.


Buckskin Gulch – The Delirium

By Thad Roberts on Feb 23, 2010 in Adventures with Thad, Featured

Tales of an almost fatal trip to Buckskin Gulch slot canyon in southern Utah.


Diving Desert Grottos

By Thad Roberts on Feb 22, 2010 in Adventures with Thad, Featured

A weekend trip to dive Meadow and Gandy hot springs in western Utah.


Hot Spring Treasure Hunt

By Thad Roberts on Feb 15, 2010 in Adventures with Thad

Hijinks in and around Baker Hot Springs near Delta, Utah.


Coffee Talk Group Bids Farewell

The coffee talk book club finishes all the chapters of “Einstein’s Intuition.”


The Book is Ready

“Einstein’s Intuition” is fully revised. Illustration work begins.

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