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The Evidence That Consciousness Creates Reality: Welcome To The Matrix

Does consciousness create the material world? Before we answer this question, it’s important to first go into what the material world is actually …

God Is Real: MIT Scientist Touts Conclusive Scientific Evidence Of The Discovery Of God [Video]

A leading scientist from Israel, Gerald Schroeder, claims that science has proven the existence of God as described in Genesis.<p>Schroeder is not just …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

The Brain is a Quantum Organ

You’re probably asking yourself just what on earth does all that that mean. Do I really need to know? Does it affect my life in any way?<p>Yes, you do …

Physics

Scientific Study Shows Meditators Collapsing Quantum Systems At A Distance

I'm in!<p>Numerous scientists over many years have studied the role of consciousness and how it can directly influence our physical material world, and …

Why Consciousness Exists: Douglas Rushkoff on Science, God, and the Purpose of Reality

What to make of the fact “that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his magnificent meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have</i> …

How Quantum Entanglement Works (Infographic)

In quantum physics, entangled particles remain connected so that actions performed on one affect the other, even when separated by great distances. …

Quantum Mechanics

A way forward to solve the hard problem of consciousness

I participated in the Greenland consciousness cruise referred to in your article (The I in mind, 21 January). The majority of the participants were in the Daniel Dennett camp, according to which proper respect for science requires us to deny the very existence of consciousness. David Chalmers …

Consciousness

How Can We Explain The Mystery Of Consciousness?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unknown Brain<p><b>About David Chalmers' TED Talk</b><p>Philosopher David Chalmers asks why humans have a sense of self, a constantly running movie full of sensation and internal chatter. He offers two ideas about the nature of consciousness.<p><b>About David Chalmers</b><p>David …

Consciousness

Quantum Life Spreads Entanglement Across Generations - MIT Technology Review

Computer scientists have long known that evolution is an algorithmic process that has little to do with the nature of the beasts it creates. Instead, …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Theory Explains What Consciousness Is

<b>For a very long time mankind has questioned what consciousness is</b> – whether our ability to think, our free will, is tied directly to our soul or if …

How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement

A collaboration of physicists and a mathematician has made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics by explaining …

Quantum Mechanics

Reality: How Does Consciousness Fit In? [video and article]

<i>Some theories hold that reality and consciousness are one and the same. Is the universe really all inside your head</i><p>Descartes might have been onto …

Quantum Mechanics Is Putting Human Identity on Trial - Issue 30: Identity

“Even in principle, one cannot demand an alibi of an electron!”<br>Hermann Weyl, <i>The Theory of Groups and Quantum Mechanics</i> (1950)<p>Have you ever heard the …

Scientists create quantum entanglement at room temperature

Quantum entanglement, where two particles are inextricably linked, is a real thing. However, creating that odd behavior has been extremely difficult so far -- you have to cool things down to near absolute zero to pull it off on a significant scale. Or rather, you did. Researchers have successfully …

Physics

Science Digs Into Consciousness, Soul, & The Afterlife

Sometimes science is redundant. If you’ve got faith, belief, and even experiences that confirm that life has meaning, consequences, and conscious …

A physicist has a new explanation for why time moves forward, not backward

There are a lot of hypotheses for why this is the case, but it's long been assumed that this one-way direction of time is a fundamental part of nature.<p>But new research by Joan Vaccaro from Griffith University in Australia suggests that this might not actually be the case, and there might be …

Physics

Why Gravitational Waves Are Red Herrings

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas C. Kafatos, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.<p>When big science gets a major boost, the news goes around the world with an air of celebration. The latest such event was the confirmation of gravitational waves, which were predicted by Einstein in his General Theory of …

Physics

What Makes Us Conscious?

Do you think that the machine you are reading this story on, right now, has a feeling of “what it is like” to be in its state?<p>What about a pet dog? …

Quantum Physics Has Just Been Found Hiding in One of The Most Important Mathematical Models of All Time

Mind = blown.<p>Game theory is a branch of mathematics that looks at how groups solve complex problems. The Schrödinger equation is the foundational …

Quantum Mechanics

Why Consciousness Is Still a Mystery -- Sorting Out the Clues

No one doubts that it's hard to figure out where consciousness comes from, and when a problem persists for thousands of years -- which is literally true in this case -- it's worthwhile sorting out the clues that might lead to an answer. Some are better than others, and a few may be completely …

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Quantum Mechanics

'This Doesn't Have a Name': A Molecule of Water Can Exist in Six Places at Once, Researchers Find | VICE News

Water can only be a solid, liquid, or gas, right?<p>Nope.<p>It turns out water has a fourth form, according to scientists at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory who published their findings recently in the journal <i>Physical Review Letters</i>.<p>The new form of water was discovered through …

Quantum Mechanics

There is no death, only a series of eternal ‘nows’ – Robert Lanza Bob Berman

Here we tell you what happens after you’re dead. Seriously. Okay, it’s not so serious, because you won’t actually die.<p>To lay the groundwork, let’s …

New research suggest that free will might be nothing more than a trick the brain plays on itself

In each case, we conceive of ourselves as free agents, consciously guiding our bodies in purposeful ways.<p>But what does science have to say about the true source of this experience?<p>In a classic paper published almost 20 years ago, the psychologists Dan Wegner and Thalia Wheatley made a revolutionary …

Consciousness

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Physicists Just Quantum Entangled 10 Photon Pairs And Set a New World Record

Nailed it!<p>Once derided by Einstein himself as "spooky action at a distance", quantum entanglement is a strange phenomenon where two quantum particles …

Quantum Mechanics