Specters in Space-Time

  • Kristine Larsen
Part of the Science and Fiction book series (SCIFICT)


One of the most over the top mad scientists I came across while researching popular media for this book is Dr. Albert Obgrabco from the animated series The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers 1986 episode “Trouble at Texton”. Texton is a moon on which the erratic Obgrabco pushes his moon-encircling accelerator to energies way beyond safety limits (in fact beyond the energy of the Big Bang). His goal is to crack open the universe to confirm his hypothesis of parallel universes before his forced retirement. The heroic Galaxy Rangers respond to a distress call from the lab’s mainframe computer SAM, but they are unable to stop the evil Obgrabco from realizing his goal. An extraterrestrial from another dimension falls through a crack in space-time and risks its own life to stabilize the fracturing moon long enough for the Galaxy Rangers to escape.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristine Larsen
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  1. 1.Geological Sciences DepartmentCentral Connecticut State UniversityNew BritainUSA

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