Aether Theory Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality. “This is completely new and very much simpler than anything that has been done before,” said Andrew Hodges, a mathematical physicist at Oxford University who has been following the work. The revelation that particle interactions, the most basic events in nature, may be consequences of geometry significantly advances a decades-long effort to reformulate quantum field theory, the body of laws describing elementary particles and their interactions. “The degree of efficiency is mind-boggling,” said Jacob Bourjaily, a theoretical physicist at Harvard University and one of the researchers who developed the new idea. Locality is the notion that particles can interact only from adjoining positions in space and time. The amplituhedron itself does not describe gravity. Clunky Machinery
Ville's Research Possibility of selectively erasing unwanted memories The human brain is exquisitely adept at linking seemingly random details into a cohesive memory that can trigger myriad associations -- some good, some not so good. For recovering addicts and individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), unwanted memories can be devastating. Former meth addicts, for instance, report intense drug cravings triggered by associations with cigarettes, money, even gum (used to relieve dry mouth), pushing them back into the addiction they so desperately want to leave. Now, for the first time, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been able to erase dangerous drug-associated memories in mice and rats without affecting other more benign memories. The surprising discovery, published this week online ahead of print by the journal Biological Psychiatry, points to a clear and workable method to disrupt unwanted memories while leaving the rest intact. Changing the Structure of Memory
Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation by Maria Popova “Time perception matters because it is the experience of time that roots us in our mental reality.” Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also illustrates that our memory “is never a precise duplicate of the original [but] a continuing act of creation” and how flawed our perception of time is — almost everything that occurred a year ago appears as having taken place either significantly further in the past (“a different lifetime,” I’d often marvel at this time-illusion) or significantly more recently (“this feels like just last month!”). Discus chronologicus, a depiction of time by German engraver Christoph Weigel, published in the early 1720s; from Cartographies of Time. So what makes us date events more accurately?
News From PESWiki PESWiki Blog A lot of action here presently. Featured: PES Network > News > Free Energy Blog - Latest include: HopeGirl on QEG, in London • German Group achieves QEG resonance • Zenith of manufacturing: Airbus A380 • Latest on QEG: Re-insulating Core • YMNEE Provides 1 MW QMoGen Photos • My Dad & the World’s Most Accurate Atomic Clock • MORE... Free Energy News Saturday, April 12, 2014 HopeGirl on QEG, in London - Her scheduled presentation, that she paid large sums to attend, was cut very short. Friday, April 11, 2014 Featured: News > This Week in Free Energy™ > This Week in Free Energy™: April 10, 2014 - LENR-to-Market Digest • Blacklight announces sustained production of enormous electrical power from water • YMNEE Provides 1 MW QMoGen Photos • NRL Seawater to Fuel Program • QEG Effect Replicated by Taiwan and German Groups; Interview • Looking for Free Energy News Angel(s) • Wasaby Sajado's Free Energy Gadgets (FreeEnergyNews) Thursday, April 10, 2014 Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Fermi Paradox - Wait But Why PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.) Everyone feels something when they’re in a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see this: Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. Physicist Enrico Fermi felt something too—”Where is everybody?” A really starry sky seems vast—but all we’re looking at is our very local neighborhood. Galaxy image: Nick Risinger When confronted with the topic of stars and galaxies, a question that tantalizes most humans is, “Is there other intelligent life out there?” As many stars as there are in our galaxy (100 – 400 billion), there are roughly an equal number of galaxies in the observable universe—so for every star in the colossal Milky Way, there’s a whole galaxy out there. So there are 100 Earth-like planets for every grain of sand in the world. But it hasn’t. Where is everybody?
RADIATION REACTION Inertial reaction forces (discussed in "The Origin of Inertia") are a commonplace of everyday life. When we push on stuff, it pushes back because of its inertial mass. Less common in everyday life are pronounced recoil forces -- a special type of inertial reaction force -- like those experienced when shooting a gun or stepping out of a small boat onto a dock. But we know that they're quite real. Normally, electromagnetic radiation reaction forces are ridiculously small. Radiation reaction is rarely a major part of a formal course of study in physics. The specific problem with radiation reaction that we're going to be concerned with is: What happens to the mass of something as it's radiating? The masses of things nowadays are known not to be due chiefly to their electromagnetic properties. The other line of argument that suggests that the mass of electrons might be electromagnetic in origin is the fact that the electromagnetic field of a moving electron has momentum in it. . Now , and .
First evidence that fear memories can be reduced during sleep A fear memory was reduced in people by exposing them to the memory over and over again while they slept. It's the first time that emotional memory has been manipulated in humans during sleep, report Northwestern Medicine scientists. The finding potentially offers a new way to enhance the typical daytime treatment of phobias through exposure therapy by adding a nighttime component. Exposure therapy is a common treatment for phobia and involves a gradual exposure to the feared object or situation until the fear is extinguished. "It's a novel finding," said Katherina Hauner, a postdoctoral fellow in neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Hauner did the research in the lab of Jay Gottfried, associate professor of neurology at Feinberg and senior author of the paper. The study will be published Sept. 22 in the journal Nature Neuroscience. Previous projects have shown that spatial learning and motor sequence learning can be enhanced during sleep.
Smithsonian X 3D Prof René-Louis Vallée -- Synergetic Generator Single Circuits Generate Nuclear Reactions Tesla_2006 * NewbieSingle circuits generate nuclear reactionsAugust 01, 2006 Hello, there are many single electric and electronic circuits can generate controlled nuclear reactions, totally ecology and of low costs, I've tested 3 circuits with full results 1) Discharging a condenser in a carbon rod When a condenser is discharged in a carbon rod acelerated electrons hit the carbon atoms in a fusion reaction creating Boron in the following reaction C + e = B For this process is needed a fews Kilo-electronvolts (Kev) of energy powered for the condenser bank But that Boron atom is a inestable isotop and desintegrates in the original Carbon atom in a reversible reaction B = C + e This reaction liberates about 13 Mev, and liberates the same electron used for the first reaction but with more energy in a way of beta radiation. Very single circuit , an oscillator a doubler with a discharge condenser I know this one.