Sacred Solstice and a Wonderful Winter, Fellow Space Voyagers!

22 12 2011

It may seem extra dark right now,
but everything is erupting with radiance
when we look at the universe through the lens of the mind…
and bursting with love
when we let our heart lights shine.

But the fool on the hill,
Sees the sun going down,
And the eyes in his head,
See the world spinning ’round.

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Open Science Summit Videos

17 11 2011

Videos of presentations from the 2011 Open Science Summit can be viewed at Fora TV.
Wonderfully juicy topics include open source drug discovery, big data bioinformatics, ‘clinical trials 2.0’, open science education, open access science journalism, personal genomics, radical longevity, transparency in science, incentive and intellectual property: FORA.TV





Open Source Science

12 11 2011

Peter Binfield, PhD, publisher of PLoS ONE, the wildly successful open-access science journal, discusses the future of scholarly research and publishing at the Stanford Summit @ Medicine 2.0 on Sept. 16, 2011.





A Complete List of ‘Every Insanely Mystifying Paradox in Physics’

12 11 2011

—>  http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/pickover/physics-paradoxes.html

 

 

 

 





Jason Silva on time, intelligence, language, psychedelics…

5 10 2011

and 50 other things in less than 2 minutes! :D

But really, these quick Jason Silva videos are wonderful.  Watch in full screen.

 

 

 

 

More info on each of the videos (and more rants by Silva) on his vimeo page.





Parking Lot at the Center of Time

29 09 2011

Amazing, trippy artistic portrayal of a story based on a premise by Terence McKenna.





New estimate for alien Earths: 2 billion in our galaxy alone

22 09 2011

You think planetary overpopulation is bad?  Wait till galactic overpopulation becomes an issue!

Roughly one out of every 37 to one out of every 70 sunlike stars in the sky might harbor an alien Earth, a new study reveals.

>>> Space.com