Category: Science

8 Eminent Scientists Who Believe(d) In the Paranormal

8 Eminent Scientists Who Believe(d) In the Paranormal

By Jake Anderson/ Oddee There is a long history of scientific inquiry into the paranormal. Most scientists won’t openly profess to a belief in the paranormal or supernatural for fear of professional ridicule. But that’s not always the case.Philosopher and psychologist William James was one of the first psychical researchers who worked on a variety of paranormal and mesmerist cases. Respected in his field, and […]

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Numerous Studies Confirm Remote Viewing is Fact

Numerous Studies Confirm Remote Viewing is Fact

By Arjun Walia, Collective Evolution/Via Humans Are Free Remote viewing can be defined in multiple ways. It’s the ability of individuals to describe a remote geographical location up to several hundred thousand kilometres away (even more) from their physical location. Although the concept has been proven, it’s not clear to the mainstream scientific community how it’s achieved. It’s important to note that […]

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How Humans Will Look In 100,000 Years

How Humans Will Look In 100,000 Years

Via Dave Reneke The future is always unknown, especially the distant future, but that shouldn’t stop us from making educated guesses. That’s exactly what artist Nickolay Lamm did with help from Dr. Alan Kwan. He has a doctorate in computational genomics from Washington University.Their starting point was the question: “What do you think the human face might look like in […]

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Dear Extraterrestrials: Sincerely, Earth

Dear Extraterrestrials: Sincerely, Earth

By Becky Chung/The Creators Project “The Backbone of the Night” was one of the first paintings Carl Sagan commissioned Jon Lomberg to do. Inspired by the Botswanian Kahlahari people’s description of the Milky Way being the “backbone of the night,” this starry vertebrate visual became a title graphic for the original COSMOS series. ©Jon Lomberg Earlier this week, data from a […]

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Non-Human DNA Found in Hip Bone of Otzi the Iceman

Non-Human DNA Found in Hip Bone of Otzi the Iceman

Via Yahoo Much of what is known about Otzi the Iceman, who lived thousands of years ago, stems from a tiny bone sample preserved in a glacier in the Otztal Alps, which allowed researchers to decode his genetic makeup. Now, scientists have further analysed the hip bone and discovered it contains non-human DNA. Researchers from the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC) and […]

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Unlocked sea secrets

Unlocked sea secrets

By John Yeld/Daily News He may have started life as a boy on a Free State farm, far from the ocean, but Peter Timm became a leading expert in the highly dangerous field of deep-water diving to depths of 100m or more – and he achieved well-deserved fame as “the man who brought the coelacanth home to South Africa”. Tragically, […]

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2,000-Year-Old Earthquake Detector Worked With Accuracy in China

2,000-Year-Old Earthquake Detector Worked With Accuracy in China

By Tara MacIsaac/ Epoch Times In 132 A.D., Zhang Heng presented the Han court with the world’s first seismoscope. A 2005 replica was even said to detect earthquakes with the same precision as modern instruments.  Historical accounts tell of its great accuracy, though its precise design remains a mystery. The outer appearance and functioning is known for certain, but its inner workings remain […]

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Update: Einstein Is Still Full of Surprises

Update: Einstein Is Still Full of Surprises

Via Dave Reneke The breathtaking announcement that cosmologists may have found the gravitational fingerprint of the Big Bang adds a lot of support to the theory that the universe began with a runaway phase of expansion known as “inflation.” That theory builds on the idea that empty space is full of intense energy fields–an idea that in turn traces its […]

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Meet the electric life forms that live on pure energy

Meet the electric life forms that live on pure energy

  By Catherine Brahic/New Scientist Unlike any other life on Earth, these extraordinary bacteria use energy in its purest form – they eat and breathe electrons – and they are everywhere Stick an electrode in the ground, pump electrons down it, and they will come: living cells that eat electricity. We have known bacteria to survive on a variety of energy […]

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Scientists discover ‘alien’ colour so dark the human eye can’t see it

Scientists discover ‘alien’ colour so dark the human eye can’t see it

Via Belfast Telegraph Puritans, Goths, avant-garde artists, hell-raising poets and fashion icon Coco Chanel all saw something special in it. Now black, that most enigmatic of colours, has become even darker and more mysterious. A British company has produced a “strange, alien” material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light, setting a new world record. […]

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