When I was 10-11 years old, I discovered the possibility of existence of a phenomenon, while conducting a certain thought experiment. In the hindsight, my thought experiment was nothing else but an application of a modification of the TRIZ DTC operator to a certain process that was taking place at that time.
Back then I knew nothing neither about TRIZ nor about its DTC operator. I rediscovered it by myself, in a slightly different form, suitable for reserach rather than inventing.
This modification, as well as the description of how I came up to it and how applied it to foretell a phenomenon, which I later observed in practice, is described in the recollections that are published in this issue.