Posts Tagged ‘Elegant Universe’

The First Synthetic Life Form

The First Synthetic Life Form
Craig Venter and his team have built the genome of a bacterium from scratch and incorporated it into a cell to make what they call the world’s first synthetic life form // function getOmnitureData_86922730001() { var omniture = new Object(); omniture.prop43="Video"; omniture.prop44="Video:...
May 21st, 2010 | Science & Technology | Read More

The World Peace Conference

The World Peace Conference
UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 19 to 22, 2010 http://pwccc.wordpress.com/ Working Group 3: draft February 2010 Preamble We, the peoples of Earth: gratefully acknowledging...
April 30th, 2010 | Environment | Read More

Do we live in a Multiverse?

Do we live in a Multiverse?
WHEN cosmologist George Ellis turned 70 last year, his friends held a party to celebrate. There were speeches and drinks and canapés aplenty to honour the theorist from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, who is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on general relativity. But there...
April 12th, 2010 | Big Ideas | Read More

Is Darwin’s ‘Survival of the Fittest’ theory going Extinct?

Is Darwin’s ‘Survival of the Fittest’ theory going Extinct?
READERS in search of literature about Darwin or Darwinism will have no trouble finding it. Recent milestone anniversaries of Darwin’s birth and of the publication of On the Origin of Species have prompted a plethora of material, so authors thinking of adding another volume had better have a good...
February 8th, 2010 | Evolution | Read More

A particle God doesn’t want us to discover?

A particle God doesn’t want us to discover?
Could the Large Hadron Collider be sabotaging itself from the future, as some physicists say? Explosions, scientists arrested for alleged terrorism, mysterious breakdowns — recently Cern’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has begun to look like the world’s most ill-fated experiment. Is it really nothing...
December 23rd, 2009 | Science & Technology | Read More

Has dark matter finally been detected?

Has dark matter finally been detected?
Hunt may well be over for a mysterious and invisible substance that accounts for three-quarters of the mass of the universe. This article was written by Ian Sample for The Guardian A computer simulation shows how invisible dark matter coalesces in halos (shown in yellow). Photograph: Science Photo...
December 18th, 2009 | Science & Technology | Read More

The Future of the Universe

The Future of the Universe
Gardner’s book, The Intelligent Universe, examines the past and future of the universe and proposes that the universe might end in intelligent life, one that has acquired the capacity to shape the cosmos as a whole. by James N. Gardner from KurzweilAI There is a time machine clearly visible right...
December 2nd, 2009 | Big Ideas | Read More

Elegant Universe – String Theory simply and delightfully explained

August 19th, 2009 | Consciousness | Read More

Science Article 1

Science Article 1
Psychedelics could be a powerful tool…They provide treatment options for patients with terminal illnesses, and there are positive indications that they could be beneficial for conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorders, which are notoriously difficult to treat effectively....
August 7th, 2009 | Consciousness | Read More