It's Ætherband Time: Refraction Phenomena-menomena

The field is wide open on this subject. As far as I have read and researched, no one is making the claim I am making. That claim is this:

If the inferior mirage image is not a vertical image and since the limit of the mirage creates the horizon, then there is distance between the disclosing line  ( limit of the mirage) and the fold/vanishing line for which account must be taken.

There are, of course, other nuances to this research which will also be addressed but that is the gist of the research. I have three years of collected footage from two primary locations in drastically different climes and I am saturated to the point that it is time to write about it. This written exercise will only be the beginning as I hope to be able to gather others with me to do field tests who are supported by the community as well. This is NOT a one man effort; but it's got to start now and I'm stepping up. If you are already subbed to my channel, thank you for all your support; if you are new to this whole Ætherband GoFundME, then please visit my website, It's just be started up again, and that is where I will be posting progress and updates. Anyone who would like to help me spruce that up, email me at [email redacted]

I am not under the impression this effort of mine will be complete within a month, but a month is at least where I want to start; as funds exist I will continue to remain on sabbatical and write for publication FYI, I do have an employment opportunity about which I am very excited and I should be taking a break from my sabbatical after my trek west for the observations mentioned below. This campaign is also for the FUTURE research which will undoubtedly have to follow; research carried out by a team of people dedicated to the science of geometry and optics. 

The monies raised will, at this point, cover these costs:

living expenses,


additional persons helping,


as I plan on making my way back to Pontchartrain and then Bonneville Salt Flats in early April for more footage in a new season. I am currently on sabbatical for the purpose of networking and writing to publish for maximum exposure. Please feel free at any time to drop me a line and touch base. 

If you'd like some aetherband merch: Merch Store 



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Travis Matthew Finley 
Havre de Grace, MD
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