Professor Peter Turchin believes negative trends seem to be accelerating, and that in three years, the path to instability will seem unavoidable for the United States. However, he clarifies that Trump’s presidential election neither accelerates nor decelerates the process, but was simply a predicted aspect of his theory.
A new study that brought together researchers from Canada, Italy and the United Kingdom has concluded that the universe is an illusion. They came to this conclusion while studying irregularities in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) – the so-called ‘afterglow’ of the Big Bang.
The Foundations of Mind IV (FOM4)”Quantum Mechanics Meets Neuroscience” conference was hosted by the California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS) by the CIIS Center for Consciousness Studies in San Francisco on January 27, 2017. It featured presentations by: John Hagelin, Stuart Hameroff, Ruth Kastner, Henry Stapp, Russell Targ, Jack Sarfatti, George Weissmann, Elizabeth Rauscher, Leslie Allan Combs, Fred […]
Carl Sagan: “I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time — when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what’s true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness.”
A supreme court ruling in Germany brings attention to the fact that the measles have never been proven to be a virus.
The unique new design replicates the mechanism that allows hummingbirds to fly in one place with a wind turbine that moves in a figure 8 configuration. With two vertical axis wings made from carbon fiber (each 5.25 feet long), kinetic wind energy is converted into emissions-free electricity.
The discovery of the recent CRISPR means DNA altering has now caught up with human beings. Soon, we could see genetically modified human beings. In October 2016, we reported that a private biotechnology company in the United States, Editas Medicine is preparing to produce the first genetically modified human beings on Earth by 2017.
The new position of doomsday clock minute hand is the closest it’s been to the top since the hydrogen bomb tests of 1953. “It’s two and a half minutes to midnight,” the group stated, “The probability of global catastrophe is very high, and the actions needed to reduce the risks of disaster must be taken very soon.”
Would you buy biodegradable shoes made with biofabrics – to help the planet? Check out these new shoes by Addidas.
Do you know how the Earth was formed? A new study by a group of eminent scientists has revealed that two planets collided about 4.5 billion years ago, merging to form a new planet known as Earth.
How do you respond in social dilemmas? See if you can find yourself in one of these personality types.
Only a few years ago, Israel was in the middle of one of its worst droughts in at least 900 years. With a national campaign to conserve and reuse water along with the massive desalination plant, Israel now has a water surplus. 55 percent of Israel’s domestic water now comes from the Mediterranean Sea, through the Sorek plant.
The crucial elements for life on Earth, often called the building blocks of life, can be abbreviated as CHNOPS: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur. For the first time, astronomers have cataloged the abundance of these elements in a huge sample of stars.