Daniel Oldis was one of the early researchers in the topic of lucid dreams. He has been published in The Briar Cliff Review, Software Development, Enterprise Systems Journal and Welcome to the Magic Theater: a Handbook for Exploring Dreams. His short story Strange Attractor was nominated for the 1996 Pushcart Prize. Currently working in Southern California as a computer consultant, he migrated from Iowa where he taught college English, Psychology and Sociology.
During the middle two hours, geologist and author Robert M. Schoch, Ph.D. discussed how coronal mass ejections from the sun unleashed discharges upon Earth which destroyed ancient advanced cultures.