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For some time now most of the universe has gone dark. This startling news was brought to popular attention in a June Op-Ed piece in the New York Times called "A Crisis at the Edge of Physics." It began, "Do physicists need empirical evidence to confirm their theories?"...

In a recent book we edited as executive editors, published online in the journal Cosmology for September 2014 (also available in hard copy from Amazon), we examine many issues associated with time, including its relationship to consciousness and the quantum physics of...

May 14, 2014

PART I

In previous blog posts I made the case that science needs to proceed to the next paradigm shift, despite resistance from defenders of current beliefs, many of which are outdated and hold back true scientific progress. Science, being the central pillar of intellec...

Is there such a thing as higher consciousness? For a tiny fraction of the population, who believe they have experienced God directly, this is a spiritual question with a definite answer. But for most people the question is hypothetical. Every spiritual tradition has as...

Is there such a thing as higher consciousness? For a tiny fraction of the population who believe they have experienced God directly, this is a spiritual question with a definite answer. But for most people the question is hypothetical. Every spiritual tradition has ass...

December 20, 2013

We are witnessing an era of unprecedented changes. Environmental, political, economic, and informational, just to name a few. The boundaries that separate humans seem to be coming down as globalization proceeds. These changes can be positive or negative, as some politi...

November 11, 2013

A recent hot topic is the marked increase in scientific problems, as seen in the Oct. 19 issue of The Economist. The problems staring the scientific community in the face are considerable: shoddy scientific practices, results that cannot be replicated, rushing to publi...

October 21, 2013

Every October the Nobel prizes are announced in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics. These prizes are subsequently awarded in ceremonies that take place on December 10, the birthday anniversary of Alfred Nobel, after whom the prizes are named....

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