George Church indicates reversal of aging will be a reality within ten years. While discussing creating a hybrid elephant – wooly mammoth using CRISPR genome editing, Harvard’s George Church predicted that reversal of aging will be a reality within ten years.
Nextbigfuture suspects that this could mean clearly reversing aging in mice cells as a proof in principle in ten years. But evidence suggests Church does mean full and significant aging reversal in humans within ten years. Fr. John Romanides on Extraterrestrial Alien Life. [It was reported this week that the Vatican has called in experts to study the possibility of extraterrestrial alien life and its implication for the Catholic Church.
The Director of the Vatican Observatory commented that the discovery of possible alien life would have "many philosophical and theological implications" for Catholics. In 1965 Fr. John Romanides offered a valuable resource on this topic for a series run by the Boston Globe in which he gives the unique Orthodox perspective. The full text is below: - J.S.] All Planets the Same: Religion’s Response to Space Life V. Closest Earth-Size Planet May Get Robot Visitors—Here’s How. Just a few months ago, astronomers revealed that there is an Earth-size world orbiting Proxima Centauri, the next star over.
'Planet Nine' Can't Hide Much Longer, Scientists Say. Planet Nine's days of lurking unseen in the dark depths of the outer solar system may be numbered.
The hypothetical giant planet, which is thought to be about 10 times more massive than Earth, will be discovered within 16 months or so, astronomer Mike Brown predicted. Mormon Transhumanism and the Immortality Upgrade. On April 7, 1844, Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon faith, delivered a sermon to twenty thousand of his followers in Nauvoo, Illinois.
The immediate occasion was the funeral of King Follett, a close friend of Smith’s, and there is no doubt that death was on the prophet’s mind. “God himself was once as we are now, and is an exalted man, and sits enthroned in yonder heavens!” Smith told the crowd. Half Lava & Half Rock, 5 Cancri E Might Be The Weirdest Exoplanet Ever Discovered. Earth - The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole. It could happen to anyone.
Maybe you're out trying to find a new habitable planet for the human race, or maybe you're just on a long walk and you slip. A_tushin: Беляны. Думаю вы о таком и не слыхали. Если спросить, что такое беляны, то немногие ответят на этот вопрос.
А ведь всего каких-то 100 лет назад эти гигантские корабли плавали по Волге и Ветлуге. Беляны, пожалуй, самые уникальные речные суда на свете. Scientists Show Future Events Decide what Happens in the Past. [DIGEST: Digital Journal, Science Daily, Nature Physics] We all agree, past events can affect the present.
And present events can affect the future. But few would credibly argue that future events can affect the past. That might all change soon. Welcome to the world of quantum physics. To the average person, the observable, classical world of Newtonian physics feels like common sense. Quantum hunters… Associate Professor Andrew Truscott, left, with PhD student Roman Khakimov. A new study published in Nature Physics appears to show that time in fact may move backward, things may exist in multiple states, and whether a tree fell in the woods not only may depend on whether anyone ultimately saw it, but also on whether something somehow knew it would be seen. NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns. Found: giant spirals in space that could explain our existence - physics-math - 14 May 2015.
Giant magnetic spirals in the sky could explain why there is something rather than nothing in the universe, according to an analysis of data from NASA's Fermi space telescope.
Our best theories of physics imply we shouldn't be here. The Big Bang ought to have produced equal amounts of matter and antimatter particles, which would almost immediately annihilate each other, leaving nothing but light. The Great 'Beyond': Contemplating Life, Sex And Elevators In Space. Astronomer Chris Impey examines the possibilities of the universe in his new book Beyond.
"I like the idea that the universe — the boundless possibility of 20 billion habitable worlds — has led to things that we can barely imagine," he says. In the 1970s, NASA Ames conducted several space colony studies, commissioning renderings of the giant spacecraft which could house entire cities. Rick Guidice/NASA Ames Research Center hide caption itoggle caption Rick Guidice/NASA Ames Research Center Astronomer Chris Impey examines the possibilities of the universe in his new book Beyond. Rick Guidice/NASA Ames Research Center The possibility of humans colonizing outer space may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but British astronomer Chris Impey says that if the U.S. were pumping more money into the space program, the sci-fi fantasy would be well on its way to reality.
Are We To Become Gods, The Destroyers Of Our World? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture. In the stylish new sci-fi thriller Ex Machina, Frankenstein's old theme re-emerges in a beautifully designed setting: Instead of the Gothic castle we have a spectacular estate in a vast mountainous wilderness, home of the recluse genius who wants to create the first true artificial intelligence. As in Mary Shelley's classic, cutting-edge science serves as inspiration to a moral tale, one that explores the boundary between humans and gods. (Spoiler Alert: Although I will try not to tell more than enough of the story, this essay may compromise your viewing experience.)
There Is Growing Evidence that Our Universe Is a Giant Hologram.