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Quantum Physics

The Way Of The Outlier: A Scientific Mystic Or Mystical Scientist?

Dr. Mario Martinez | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Mario Martinez

Based on my theory of biocognition, as navigators of our personal journey we can access science to measure with our senses or with the instruments tha...

Reality Gets An Unlikely Savior: Infinity

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Menas Kafatos, PhD Infinity has been getting a bad reputation recently. It has become the sticking point in the story we tel...

How To Get Reality Back On Track

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Menas Kafatos, PhD Reality, that most important concept about everything that exists, has gotten out of kilter, and yet v...

Satirical Nerdcore Rapper M.C. Hawking Set to Perform For Stephen Hawking at STARMUS Festival

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Imitating Stephen Hawking is a bold move, but doing it with wit and satire is an endearing statement. Hailing from Gloucester, Massachusetts is musici...

Proof of the Soul

Cate Montana | Posted 05.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cate Montana

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scien...

Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

George Musser | Posted 04.26.2016 | World
George Musser

Whereas general relativity took a single genius (Einstein) a decade to create, that deeper theory -- known as a quantum theory of gravity -- has flummoxed generations of geniuses for a century.

How to See the Whole Universe: Nonlocality and Acausality

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Jennifer Nielsen, PhD Candidate Whenever there's a new breakthrough in science, a closer step is taken to seeing reality as ...

Why Isn't Edward P. Tryon A World-famous Physicist?

Peter Reynosa | Posted 03.16.2016 | Science
Peter Reynosa

Why is there a Universe? Scientists simply don't know how to address why questions. They are out of the present formulation of modern science. Nor do we know, or have any prospect of ever knowing, why there is a Universe.

Why Conservatives Are Less Evolved Than Gorillas

Cate Montana | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Cate Montana

Animals don't have to be told that part of the responsibility of being a dog or a whale is taking care of members of their family. So -- what is standing in the way of human compassion?

Peter Wittek, a roving adventurer between machine intelligence and quantum physics

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 02.29.2016 | Science
Sriram Krishnan

Peter Wittek and I met more than a decade ago while he was an exchange student in Singapore. I consider him one of the most interesting people I've me...

Quantum Algorithms and Their Discontents

Steven Jiang | Posted 02.25.2016 | Science
Steven Jiang

I recently read Seth Lloyd's A Turing Test for Free Will -- conveniently related to the subject of the blog's last piece, and absolutely engrossing. It's short, yet it makes a wonderful nuance in the debate over determinism.

Where Outer and Inner Space Converge: A Conversation with Edgar Mitchell

Laurie Nadel | Posted 02.10.2016 | Science
Laurie Nadel

Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, who was part of the Apollo 14 space crew that flew to the moon in 1971, died last Thursday, February 4, just seven hours ...

Trash-Talking Stephen Hawking Takes On Paul Rudd In Quantum Chess

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.29.2016 | Science

Only in this goofy alternate universe would renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking accept a challenge from actor Paul Rudd to play quantum che...

Quantum Prayer

Eric Elnes | Posted 01.12.2016 | Religion
Eric Elnes

If God is both good and omnipotent, why would God need to be persuaded by even a single prayer to heal someone? Shouldn't God just heal them without being asked, if God has the ability?

This Video May Help You Wrap Your Head Around 'Quantum Foam'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.04.2016 | Science

What is "quantum foam," anyway? Most physics buffs have heard of the space-time concept, which suggests that empty space as we tend to think of it isn...

Making a Choice: Is the Universe Mental or Physical?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD Science often makes strides by contradicting what we take f...

Day 1 Faith & Science Series Part 8: Dr. Luke Powery on Continuing the Conversation in Churches

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.12.2015 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Life has an inexhaustible curriculum, and the lessons are infinite just like God even when it comes to a conversation about faith and science, God and the cosmos, creation and evolution, quantum physics and eternity, imago dei and science, genetics and morality, and health and healing.

Physics May Stonewall, But Reality Doesn't

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD In a recent blog posting, physicist Lawrence Krauss defended the notion that the p...

Syria's Two-Body Problem

John Feffer | Posted 11.05.2015 | World
John Feffer

The Syrian body politic is in the process of slow-motion dismemberment, for the head of state has lost quite a few of his extremities. Yet Assad is clinging to power in this shrunken entity, fearful of what might happen to his physical body if he should leave power, voluntarily or involuntarily.

Seeing Dark Matter As The Key To The Universe -- And Human Empathy

Lisa Randall | Posted 10.28.2015 | Science
Lisa Randall

Most people mistake their own perspective, shaped by their subjective and limited perception, for the absolute reality of the external world. Questioning this assumption is what advanced our research on dark matter. It is also the only thing that has ever advanced human empathy.

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Carla Schesser | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Schesser

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entr...

Day 1 Faith & Science Series Part 4: Bishop Nicholas Knisely on Quantum Physics and Eternity

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 10.15.2015 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Nicholas's sermon focuses on Job 38 and Mark 10:35-45, and reveals some fascinating, mind-stretching insights regarding the way the Scriptures use time and how it's different from the way we experience it.

Outrageous Acts of Thinking: The Misuse of Science

Deborah Berebichez | Posted 09.01.2015 | Science
Deborah Berebichez

What distinguishes an outrageous idea from a reasonable one? And how are these different from a true or a false idea? I suspect that many people confuse reasonable/outrageous with true/false, which can make it difficult to understand sometimes counterintuitive scientific findings.

Make the Quantum Leap! It's Worth the Risk

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

I remember 10 years ago being in my home in Mystic, Connecticut, packing up my belongings to move to Santa Barbara, California, and tearing my family ...

The Science of Ant-Man

Kieran Dickson | Posted 07.17.2016 | Science
Kieran Dickson

Ant-Man's suit has been the subject of a great deal of scientific speculation in recent months, from fans wanting to know if they'll ever be able to shrink down to 'Ant Size,' to scientists speculating on the potential such a suit could have, Scott Lang may not be as mighty as Thor, but he sure is sparking debate.