Presentations and Interests

A Brilliant Mind in Aerospace Engineering

Solo Hermelin's passion for aerospace engineering led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Space Engineering at Stanford University. Throughout his illustrious career, Solo dedicated his expertise to the field of missiles, earning him the affectionate title of "Rocket Scientist."

Solo played a pivotal role in pioneering technological advancements in both air-to-air and ground-to-air missile systems. His contributions to these fields were marked by remarkable breakthrough achievements that shaped the trajectory of missile defense. Working tirelessly behind the scenes, Solo's work often delved into highly classified and confidential projects, testifying to his exceptional skills and unwavering commitment.

Though much of Solo's work remains confidential, he took great joy in sharing his non-sensitive research and findings. In his retirement years, he meticulously curated a collection of presentations that encapsulated the essence of his groundbreaking work. These presentations, while primarily intended for professionals in the respective fields, serve as a testament to the depth and complexity of Solo's accumulated knowledge and contributions over the years.

While the majority of the presentations are highly technical and may require specialized knowledge to fully comprehend, perusing through a few provides a glimpse into the brilliance and meticulousness of Solo's work. It is a fascinating exercise to appreciate the level of brilliance and expertise he brought to his craft. I will admit though, it's easy to get lost quickly in the first few slides :) 

For those curious to explore Solo's collection of presentations, please click on the link below:

Exploring the Possibilities of Extraterrestrial Life 

Solo Hermelin harbored a deep fascination with the underlying physics behind extraterrestrial theories. His curiosity did not rest on whether certain encounters were real or not, and he didn't care about UFO sightings, questionable imagery, or enigmatic theories such as those surrounding Area 51. Rather, he had the profound belief that the existence of life beyond Earth is more likely than not. He delved into the intriguing question of what physics would enable such travel and contact.

Following his retirement, Solo dedicated a portion of his time to analyzing various aspects surrounding theories of extraterrestrial contact. He spent time developing theoretical frameworks exploring the physics involved in interstellar travel. He was intrigued by the impacts and limitations on vessel size, the types of life forms capable of undertaking such extraordinary journeys, and other fundamental questions. To the best of my knowledge these endeavors were purely theoretical, and Solo did not hold a definitive belief as to whether "aliens" had already made contact. Instead, his focus was on understanding the conditions that would need to be true for such contact to become a reality.

While I locate Solo's presentations on this captivating subject, I encourage you to share your interest or any additional links related to this field in the Feedback section.

Unearthing the Hermelin/Harmelin Family Legacy

One of Solo Hermelin's passions during his retirement was delving into the intricate branches of the Hermelin/Harmelin family tree. With characteristic dedication, he embarked on a quest to trace the lineage, unearthing hidden connections that spanned generations.

Through meticulous research, Solo managed to uncover captivating glimpses of the past, unearthing rare photographs from the 1800s that brought ancestral stories to life. The fruits of his labor resulted in the creation of a comprehensive family tree, meticulously constructed to capture the rich tapestry of the Hermelin/Harmelin lineage.

Today, the torch of this remarkable endeavor has been passed on to Heinrich Marius, who shares Solo's passion for preserving the family legacy. Heinrich has taken up the mantle of updating and maintaining the family tree, ensuring its continued growth and evolution. Under his stewardship, the family tree has flourished, expanding to encompass an impressive network of nearly 1600 individuals.

If you have a desire to navigate this intricate tapestry of family connections and uncover the threads that bind us through time, we invite you to explore the Hermelin/Harmelin family tree.