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Allan Eastman

Allan Eastman was born in Winnipeg, Canada. He holds a BA in Political Science and English Literature and is a graduate of the Film School at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom (UK). Eastman worked as a film and television director in Hollywood, Canada and internation­ally, directing shows such as STAR TREK and THE OUTER LIMITS, mini-series like FORD and CHAMPAGNE CHARLIE and the movies CRAZY MOON and DANGER ZONE.

Later, he executive produced the series ANDROMEDA and BEASTMASTER. Eastman left his show business career behind to travel, doing 4 around the world trips in the last 5 years. He has visited over 100 countries. His interests include literature, history, philosophy, music, science, cooking and boating. He collects first editions of his favourite authors and these days, commits most of his time to writing.

Discover the world of time with timeanddate.com’s guest feature writer Allan Eastman, who shares his adventures, thoughts, and research about time.

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April 2011:
Time, the Universe and the Whole Darn Thing!
Part Two: The Fate of the Universe

This is the final part where Allan takes us through the life cycle of our galaxy and the Universe itself.

February 2011:
Time, the Universe and the Whole Darn Thing!
Part One: The Future of the Earth

This is the first of a two part series where Allan takes us through the life cycle of the Earth and our star, the Sun.

January 2011: Life In The Slow Lane

This article explores the Slow Movement and how commerce and speed has changed human life.

December 2010: The Varieties of Temporal Experience

Read about how Allan explores Time through our Subjective experience of it.

November 2010: The Care of Time

In this article, Allan shares with readers his experience in film production and the two kinds of Time that we experience in our adult lives.

October 2010: The Time Traveler's Life - Part Two

This is the final part of the two-part series that explores time travel that includes an interview with science fiction master Joe Haldeman.

September 2010: The Time Traveler's Life - Part One

This article is the first of a two part series that explores time travel in relation to science, philosophy, the arts and pop culture.

August 2010: "For The Times, They Are A-Changin’..."

In this article, Allan shares his perspective on how the industrial and digital age has transformed our relationship with Time.

July 2010: Making It In The Big Time

This article explores the creation of the Universe and gives readers an insight on where we, as humans, stand in the grand scheme of Time.

June 2010: If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Thursday

In this article, Allan shares with readers his thoughts and experience of crossing the International Date Line.

May 2010: The Mouse Ran Up The Clock

Read about Allan's perspective on how our legacy as toolmakers is connected with our human ideas of time.

April 2010: A Month of Sundays

This article gives readers an insight on how we, as humans, measure time, from an interesting historical viewpoint.

March 2010: When are You?

Join Allan in his personal exploration, growing out of a lifelong fascination, with the subject of time.