Category: Science

Physicists Have A Problem With Time

Physicists Have A Problem With Time

Via Dave Reneke Whether through Newton’s gravitation, Maxwell’s electrodynamics, Einstein’s special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all equations that describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward. Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe is expanding, not contracting. Stars emit light rather than absorb it, and radioactive atoms decay rather than reassemble. […]

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Reincarnation Expert Dr. Jim Tucker Talks ‘Spiritual’ Research in Scientific America

Reincarnation Expert Dr. Jim Tucker Talks ‘Spiritual’ Research in Scientific America

By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times Dr. Jim Tucker learned from the best. His predecessor in reincarnation studies at the University of Virginia, Dr. Ian Stevenson (1918–2007), earned the respect of America’s scientific community for his sober analyses, even if he didn’t convince everyone reincarnation undoubtedly exists. Though he was based in the United States, many of Dr. Stevenson’s subjects were […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake invites Raspberry Pi challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake invites Raspberry Pi challenge

VIDEO UK astronaut Tim Peake has invited members of the public to suggest digital experiments to be carried out in space. He will oversee the experiments when he does his six-month visit to the International Space Station (ISS) next year. He teamed up with the makers of Raspberry Pi, the credit-card sized computer designed to get people coding, to set […]

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Can Time Travel Be An Actuality?

Can Time Travel Be An Actuality?

By Lon Strickler/Phantoms&Monsters I found this interesting tidbit on an Indian news site: The 1960 movie The Time Machine, based on H.G. Wells’ novel name got the idea on the development of the time machine and going into a different time zone for scientists. The grandson of the author Simon Wells translated this idea on to the silver screen again […]

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Alien Rock Brimming With Traces of Life on Mars

Alien Rock Brimming With Traces of Life on Mars

Via NDTV An international team has performed a detailed analysis of organic carbon traces from a Martian meteorite, concluding that life on Red Planet is more probable than previously thought. The scientists argue that carbon could have been deposited into the fissures of the rock when it was still on Mars by the infiltration of fluid that was rich in organic […]

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Sound sculpting lets you feel 3D holograms

Sound sculpting lets you feel 3D holograms

New Scientist  description: A system that enables you to feel and handle floating virtual objects with your bare hands is poised to bring virtual reality into the physical world.  FULL STORY

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Naturalist explains why he let himself be eaten by an Anaconda

Naturalist explains why he let himself be eaten by an Anaconda

Via Daily Mail The American naturalist who filmed himself getting eaten by an anaconda for a highly-anticipated television event has spoken out about what inspired him to take part in the risky stunt. This past summer, Rosolie donned a special suit to let a 25-foot 400-pound snake eat him in a dangerous performance set to air on Discovery Channel this […]

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Scientists digitise the brain of a worm and place it inside a robot

Scientists digitise the brain of a worm and place it inside a robot

Via Daily Mail With 100 billion neurons and 37 trillion cells, the human body is simply too complex to be artificially designed by modern computers. But in the quest to create artificial life, what if we started a lot smaller? That’s what team of scientists has done, creating a replica of the simplest form of life we know. The worm Caenorhabditis […]

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The Role of the Supernatural in the Discovery of EEGs

The Role of the Supernatural in the Discovery of EEGs

By Sarah Lascow/The Atlantic After Hans Berger received an uncanny telegram, he spent years trying to measure psychic energy When Hans Berger was serving a year in the German military, in 1892, he was thrown from a horse. This in itself wasn’t strange. But later that day, as the neurologist David Millett recounts in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine,Berger got […]

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Scientists To Grow Crops In Space

Scientists To Grow Crops In Space

Via Sky News Scientists will attempt to grow food in space as part of a project it is hoped will lead to crops being cultivated on the Moon and Mars. The 10-year programme being led by researchers in Norway will see foods such as cherry tomatoes, lettuce and soybeans grown on the International Space Station (ISS). Called Time Scale, the […]

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