Time Traveler Gallery Learn more about Time Traveler In Bronx Park (1948), young Ron (standing) with his family. Ron Mallett with legendary physicist John Wheeler, who coined the term Black Hole. Ron Mallett teaching physics at University of Connecticut. The man who wrote the equations for time travel. Battlefield medic Boyd Mallett during World War II; the man his loving son, Ron, wanted to build a time machine to travel back and see again. Boyd Mallett repairing TV set (1954), a year before his unexpected death. The comics that first gave young Ron hope of seeing his father again. Dr. Mallett at University of Connecticut (1989) next to poster of longtime inspiration, Albert Einstein.