Brian Shanahan

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The Zen of SETI

The SETI challenge has often been likened to archaeology, and for good reason. In both cases, we are trying to recover information about cultures …

SETI Whisperers Betray Their Dependence on Intelligent Design

A concern shared by many people today is over whether or not it’s wise to send messages into deep space. If aliens receive our missives, how do we …

A scientist who wants to contact aliens has a plan to beam the entire internet into space

One scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute, doesn't want to send just one message: He wants to broadcast billions of messages by transmitting the entire internet into space.<p>"Such a large corpus — with its text, pictures, videos and sounds — would allow clever …

EPA Urged by Nearly 100,000 Americans to Redo Highly Controversial Fracking Study

The public comment period for the highly controversial U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) fracking study ends today. Food & Water Watch, …

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Experiment confirms that quantum mechanics scoffs at our local reality

The last loopholes for determinism squeezed out in latest work.<p>Our day-to-day reality is deterministic; things happen in specific locations and in a …

Neural qubits: Quantum cognition based on synaptic nuclear spins

(Phys.org)—The pursuit of an understanding of the base machinery of the mind led early researchers to anatomical exhaustion. With neuroscience now in …