As if it could not make up its mind . . . darker, cooler plasma slid and shifted back and forth above the Sun's surface seen here for 30 hours (Feb. 7-8, 2012) in extreme ultraviolet light. An active region rotating into view provides a bright backdrop to the gyrating streams of plasma. The particles are being pulled this way and that by competing magnetic forces. They are tracking along strands of magnetic field lines. This kind of detailed solar observation with high-resolution frames and a four-minute cadence was not possible until SDO, which launched two years ago on Feb. 11, 2010. So it's our 2nd Anniversary! Credit: NASA SDO
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Danny Faulkner is a creation scientist and educator specialized in Astronomy and Physics currently teaching at the University of South Carolina Lancaster. He has been extensively involved in creation science, serving on the board of directors of the Creation Research Society since 2005. He is also a prolific author, having published a great many articles in secular astronomy journals as well as creationist publications wherein he presents the view of our solar system with all its planets and stars through a biblical perspective. Danny has also written a book on creation cosmology called Universe by Design, and been featured on two educational documentaries. Dr. Faulkner acquired his B.S. in math at Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC in 1976, and later obtained an M.S. in physics in 1979 at the Clemson University, Clemson, SC, and his M.A. in astronomy(1983) along with his PhD in astronomy(1989) at the Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.  Danny's primary research interest is stellar astronomy wherein he has done significant studies on Binary Star systems. Visit http://creationwiki.org/Danny_Faulkner to see Dr. Faulkner's publications & other info. About Origins: OriginsWatch as scientists, researchers and authors share relevant facts and thought-provoking evidence supporting creation. Join us for Cornerstone TeleVision's unique program entitled, ORIGINS, and then decide for yourself the truth about your human origins. Website: www.ctvn.org -------------------------------------------- http://originstv.blip.tv/file/4859778/has an icon that leads you this page http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ which says: You are free: to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work Under the following conditions: Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes. No Derivative Works — You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work. Notice — For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/).
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The Catholic Church listed Copernicus' "De revolutionibus" on its Index of Prohibited Books, thus prohibiting its publication and denying the physical reality of the earth's movement around the sun. Andreas Cellarius circumvented the ban by depicting the theory in the lavish and ingenious drawings of "Harmonia macrocosmica", the most beautiful and famous Celestial Atlas. See Perfect Re-creations of Cellarius' works and the Church-banned Mercator World Map at DiscoveryEditions.com/Heresy...
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Thunderbolt the Tutorial is about the electrical model of the universe. In the universe plasma makes up 99.99% of everything we can see. Our current model has big flaws that has forced scientist to dream up things that don't exist in order to explain things that we see out there in space. Yet the electrical model can explain most of these things. So why don't we hear about this model? It's not mentioned on TV shows like The Universe or How The Earth Was Made, Discovery Channel, or even PBS, never talk about it, WHY? Electricity, that's why! If the universe has electrical currents flowing thru it, and it does, then it's just a matter of time before we would learn how to harness that energy. You would have to buy a devise that would output the power, but after that it would be free. Imagine being able to drive anywhere you wanted to without having to stop and fill up your tank every 200 or 300 miles. Imagine your home when it's 110 degrees outside, but inside a nice 75 degrees with no electric bill to eat up all your hard earned money. Could it be true? I believe it could, and this would defiantly be a reason for the energy companies to not want this known. _____________________________________________________ Related videos: The truth about dark energy, it's really zero point energy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqaLSulA_3I A short 10 min video about the electrical universe and plasma physics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPiGWIf3FjA Dr. Chuck Missler on The Electric Universe 1hr 43min lecture. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxLn06k2ATo Wallace Thornhill on the misconceptions of the electrical universe 13 min. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa9tsMztZPY Universe - The Cosmology Quest Pt 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6EGpg_BVBg&feature=channel_video_title Universe - The Cosmology Quest Pt 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7uT0JuKT8Q&feature=relmfu ______________________________________ For more informative videos like this one: http://youtube.com/davnxs http://youtube.com/thetruthalwaysaddsup _____________________________________ Now you can add my Playlist to your Channel. Just follow the 6 easy steps below. 1. Click on the link below and find a Playlist you would like to add to your Channel. All the Playlist shown from the link below are either directly one of my Playlist, or someone's that have already saved one of my Playlist to their Channel, or a Playlist they have made themselves that contain a link to a video from my Channel. http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=davnxs%2C+playlist&page=1 2. Once you have found a playlist that you would like to add to your channel, click on the title link of that playlist. You will be taken to the 1st video in that playlist, and a playlist bar will be displayed at the bottom of your browser. 3. On the right hand side of playlist bar, click on the options button and then the Save as a new Playlist button. 4. Enter a Playlist title and a description, and then click on the save button. The Play list is now your Playlist. 5. To display the Playlist on your channel go to your channels home page and click on the Videos and Playlist button. 6. Click on the box for the Playlist that you just created and then the Save Changes button. That's it! The Playlist is now a Playlist on your channel.
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Earth , as far as we know the only place life exists anywhere in Universe, a special place, rare, unique,fragile, irreplaceable, our home - All the people of earth are all in grave danger, not from terrorists or natural forces, not from climate change or disease but from the dark forces of Moron. Moron ! the dark lord of stupidity , the bringer of dumb, the harbinger of delusion, ignorance and darkness. The maintainer of mumbo jumbo , hocus pocus and gobble d gook, whos shadow we are all born under. His disciples the Morons do his work , spreading dumb, doing dumb , being dumb and the dumbness envelopes us all in a great dark cloak of ignorance. For these are the Dim AGES. Belief and delusion, the pillars of Morons evil work, abound across the earth , Imaginary beings, unsustainable economics,the destruction of life for profit. Moron feeds on the fantasy lives of billions of Humans as they grope though the glory of existence hobbled by collective stupidity, blinded by ignorance, crippled by lies. Unless we fight them Morons will destroy us and our home the earth , morons will make you and your children stupid, morons believe anything and will kill you if you don't believe it as well, morons are everywhere and the dark lord moron is making more every day...Now is the time to take sides, to stand with The Astronomers on the eternal road of infinite study , on side of light and life and knowledge, to praise the laws of physics and spread the sacred facts . and all other things that we may know, and to while morons believe, for none will be spared and none will be untouched in - The WAR ON Moron - Morons who believe without question , who have faith but no facts , morons who claim a higher hand guides them to be dumb, commands them to be stupid and encourages their ignorance, must be stopped. Only Morons can destroy life and claim a higher purpose, morons are base, merciless, killers whos dogma bigotry prejudice fear and loathing has doomed humanity to millenia of ignorance and suffering. We The Astronomers must fight Moron’s before his dominion over the people of the earth is complete , before believing becomes compulsoy once more, before this brief window of light is snuffed out and the tyrrany of dogma returns, before Morons, in the senseless quest for wealth, destroy more of earth and its life. We are all born morons but By ridding ourselves of ignorance we are saved from stupidity and dumbness. So it is for the world armed with knowledge, spreading the facts, shining the light of enquiry , we Fight to save the earth and its people from Moron , for we are their salvation , we the Astronomers must bring the miracle of facts,the joy of knowing to the people, gently washing moron from their minds, illuminating the darkest corners of dumb, lighting up a world of mumbo jumbo with the awe and wonder of Universe, adding to our order the minds of all humans till we rid the world of ignorance and Moron is defeated. Join the astronomers and follow in the footsteps of some really smart people, for every human on the eternal road of infinite study is one less followers of the dark forces of Moron. Spacetime
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Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets This two-part science fiction docu-drama examines the possibilities of a dangerous, manned space mission to explore the inner and outer planets of the Solar system. Five astronauts pilot the nuclear thermal rocket powered Pegasus spacecraft on a tour of the solar system. Their mission is a collaboration of the NASA, CSA, ESA and РКА space agencies and takes the crew to Venus, Mars, a close flyby of the Sun, Jupiter's moon Io and Europa, Saturn, Pluto, and the fictional Comet Yano-Moore. Most of the planetary destinations the crew reaches are followed by a manned landing there. Prior to the mission large tanks of hydrogen were deposited in stable orbits around the planets to allow the crew to refuel to have sufficient delta-v for the multi-year mission. The crew encounter many hardships and disappointments along the way. A Venus EVA that almost ends in disaster when the lander Orpheus encounters launch delays, the near-loss of the shield during the aerobrake in Jupiter's upper atmosphere (according to the first part of the miniseries) and the loss of samples from Jupiter's moon Io all test the crew's resolve. The most devastating blow comes when the ship's medical officer dies of solar radiation-induced lymphoma in Saturn orbit, forcing the crew to decide whether to continue the mission to Pluto, or abort and return to Earth. In the original British release, the crew decides to press on to Pluto, making history.
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We've known for some time that certain animals can navigate the Earth using it's magnetic fields, but the methods by which they do this have remained largely unknown. However, an emerging field known as quantum biology is shedding light on this area and suggests that nature maybe taking advantage of quantum mechanics to develop its biological compass systems. Physicist Jim Al-Khalili looks at one bird in particular, the European Robin, and how this species of migratory bird may be relying on the strange rules of quantum entanglement to find its way south each year. Watch Jim's Friday Evening Discourse on the subject of Quantum Biology to find out more about the weird intersection between quantum mechanics and biology: http://bit.ly/X826sE The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://richannel.org/newsletter
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Fakery TV - All Lies All The Time - on the Tell Lie Vision - Deek Jackson The FKN News - Gimme the Money Have a nice Weekend - Extended Military Industrial Mashup Decoding History an Introduction - Bible Prophecy or Predictive Programming The thesis is that states nations & global divisions are a lie used by the Empire to keep us ignorant of reality The New World Oder isn't coming it's been here for thousands of years Court historians court reporters & court jesters have been either fabricating people like Hey Zeus Jesus Shakespeare & Newton or turning murdering racists like Lincoln into Political God men to be worshiped by the state's free range debt slaves Try to relax and realize the script isn't prophecy it's predictive programming The script by Dan & John for the goats the Biblical Levitical UCC Law Merchant Law for the sinners & a collection of plagiarized politically motivated fairy tales for the sheep They pimp out three main prison cults Jew Christian Muslim Once you begin to connect the dots you realize your whole life is a lie. Mumbai Mercenary Murders, The staged Nuclear posturing, The orchestrated financial collapse, WMD, War on terror, 911 criminal files, Oklahoma building files, Waco, WTC FBI Bombings, Kosovo, Bosnia, Iran/Contra CIA, Watergate, USS Liberty, Gulf of Tonkin, JFK, Operation Northwoods, MK-Ultra, Korean War, Operation keel haul, Operation Paper clip, Holohoax, Pearl Harbor, 1929 crash, Federal Reserve act, Half a dozen other assassinated Presidents and hundreds of lesser officials, like JFK, Malcolm X, MLK, John Lennon, Jim Morrison, Vince Foster, Daniel Pearl, Paul Wellstone, etc. for a short list None dare call it genocide but all our foods & drinks & even the air we breathe is contaminated with Pharmacueticals, RBGHT, MSG, Aspartame, GMO, Cloned meats, Mercury vaccines, fluoride water supplies, tobacco, alcohol, fructose, chemtrails, banning supplements, outlawing natural remedies & too many other sick eugenics programs to mention We trade our labor for credit notes which we trade for food & shelter. They then go to the central bank which pays for the Police state, Propaganda, Poisons & Brainwashing that UNeducates, entertains & enslaves us 1 Introduction Mind reader & a secret 2 Carl Sagan Science vs Mystics 3 Robin Ince on creationism 4 Carl Sagan Mystics winning 5 Ricky Gervais on The Bible 6 Astrotheology Jesus story 7 Ovid pens the Jesus story 8 Carl Sagan The end of the Library 9 Lewis Black on the bible 10 Carl Sagan Astrology 11 George Carlin on Religion 12 Court Historians by Thomas DiLorenzo 13 Alan Watts on predictive programming 14 Zodiac & Council of Nicea from Zeitgeist 15 Dr Ben Richard Dawkins Bill Hicks on religion 16 David Cross on Religion 17 Terrance McKenna John Allegro Jesus was a mushroom 18 Stefan Molyneux on the illusion of freedom Statism is dead 19 Winston Shrout Solutions in commerce 20 Mary Croft How I clobbered every cash confiscatory agency 21 Knights of Malta create the first UN 22 Stuart Wilde Mastery of Money The Empire discussed 23 Carl Sagan Religious Fraud Criminal perversion of History 24 George Carlin on Global Politics & People 25 Welcome to the matrix Insights to reality 26 George Carlin Planet People Politics 27 Dr Stanley Monteith Brotherhood of Darkness excerpt 28 George Carlin Back in town Godliness 29 The Harvard yard Excerpt on Cult of Newton 30 George Carlin God & Jim Morrison closing statement 31 Dr Stanley Monteith None dare call it Genocide 32 PharmaCon Artists 2008 Drug War on Your Mind Mashup 33 Marijuana The Hemp Conspiracy or Killer Weed 34 Rene Levesque 1964 Crush the crusher 35 Mario Savio Sproul Hall Steps December 2 1964 36 Jerry Rubin Punks Donahue in his corporate suit 1970 37 China Falls to the Roman Empire 38 Mass Media Manipulation - ADHD 2008 Final Cut 39 CFR Media Monoply Mind Manipulation 40 Dave VonKleist Media and CNN Lies 41 Cognitive Dissonance Theory - Phil Valentine - Vampires of Consciousness - Christian Peer Myths 17 parts - Amenstop productions The Ring of Power - The Empire of the City - The Secret Rulers of The World - Pharisees to today - 29 parts - http://www.illuminati-news.com/2007/1010.html - Professor Walter J. Veith The Islamic catholic connection - One religion three prison cults http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=9zvYTpf0qC0&feature=PlayList&p=C1E90EAF9BE446A3&index=0 - The Roman Empire Rules Today - Who is the Whore - Smokescreen - Dave Cleveland - The script decoded - 21 parts - http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=Th8qlvPGDFk&feature=PlayList&p=0CC78C802773C929&index=0&playnext=1 - Dr. John Coleman The Committee of 300 - Shadow governments - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=170819614143019768
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Physicist York Dobyns of Princeton University talks about how the future intentions may affect the past at a recent meeting on Retrocausation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting at University of San Diego on June 23, 2006. Interview by Tom Munnecke. He discusses some of the ideas of Cal Tech Physicist Kip Thorne's theories of wormholes on the fabric of space and time. He also discusses some of the strange implications of our understanding of quantum mechanics. York Dobyns earned his PhD in physics at Princeton and is now with the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Laboratory http://www.princeton.edu/~pear/ http://skepdic.com/pear.html provides another analysis of the claims made in this video TEXT POSTED HERE The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) The brainchild of Robert G. Jahn, who, in 1979, when he was Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University, claimed he wanted “to pursue rigorous scientific study of the interaction of human consciousness with sensitive physical devices, systems, and processes common to contemporary engineering practice.” In short, he wanted to be a parapsychologist and test psychokinesis (PK) and remote viewing (called remote perception by the PEAR folks). The PEAR folks are best known for their study of the mind influencing the behavior of machines, so this entry will focus on that work. Scientists have been unable to find any clear and decisive evidence for psychokinesis. Those who claimed to move objects with only the power of their mind use tricks such as blowing on objects, moving them with thin threads, and using static charges to move objects. Some parapsychologists have not given up the chase, however. They began searching for micro-psychokinesis (MPK), minds affecting machines in ways that can't be detected except by statistics. Just as significant variance from chance in an ESP experiment is taken as evidence of ESP (the psi assumption), so a statistically significant deviation from chance in an MPK experiment is taken as evidence of MPK. The PEAR lab shut down in February 2007 to a yawning scientific community. In the 1960s, physicist and parapsychologist Helmut Schmidt started using random event generators to do MPK experiments. According to Dean Radin (1997), over the years Schmidt provided solid scientific support for the MPK hypothesis (or precognition, since there does not seem to be any way to tell the difference between MPK and precognition. Is the mind affecting the outcome of a random event generator or is anticipating what the outcome will be?) In 1986, Jahn, Brenda Dunne, and Roger Nelson reported on millions of trials with 33 subjects over seven years trying to use their minds to override random number generators (RNG). Think of the RNG as producing zeros and ones. Over the long haul, the laws of probability predict that in a truly random sequence, there should be 50% of each produced. The subjects in the PEAR experiments tried to use their minds to produce more zeros (or ones, depending on the assignment). In short, the PEAR people did what many drivers do when they try to use their thoughts to make a red light turn green. Radin thinks the PEAR group replicated Schmidt's work in 258 experimental studies and 127 control studies. C. E. M. Hansel examined the studies done after 1969 and before 1987 that attempted to replicate Schmidt’s work. He notes: “The main fact that emerges from this data is that 71 experiments gave a result supporting Schmidt’s findings and 261 experiments failed to do so” (Hansel 1989: 185). That is the beauty of meta-analysis: you can transform a failure rate of nearly 4 to 1 into a grand success. In 1987, Dean Radin and Nelson did a meta-analysis of all RNG experiments done between 1959 and 1987 and found that they produced odds against chance beyond a trillion to one (Radin 1997: 140). This sounds impressive, but as Radin says “in terms of a 50% hit rate, the overall experimental effect, calculated per study, was about 51 percent, where 50 percent would be expected by chance” [emphasis added] (141). A couple of sentences later, Radin gives a more precise rendering of "about 51 percent" by noting that the overall effect was "just under 51 percent." Similar results were found with experiments where people tried to use their minds to affect the outcome of rolls of the dice, according to Radin. And, when Nelson did his own analysis of all the PEAR data (1,262 experiments involving 108 people), he found similar results to the earlier RNG studies but "with odds against chance of four thousand to one" (Radin 1997: 143). Nelson also claimed that there were no "star" performers. However, according to Ray Hyman, “the percentage of hits in the intended direction was only 50.02%" in the PEAR studies (Hyman 1989: 152). And one ‘operator’ (the term used to describe the subjects in these studies) was responsible for 23% of the total data base. Her hit rate was 50.05%. Take out this operator and the hit rate becomes 50.01%. According to John McCrone, "Operator 10," believed to be a PEAR staff member, "has been involved in 15% of the 14 million trials, yet contributed to a full half of the total excess hits" (McCrone 1994). According to Dean Radin, the criticism that there "was any one person responsible for the overall results of the experiment...was tested and found to be groundless" (Radin 1997: 221). His source for this claim is a 1991 article by Jahn et al. in the Journal of Scientific Exploration, "Count population profiles in engineering anomalies experiments" (5:205-32). However, Jahn gives the data for his experiments in Margins of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World (Harcourt Brace, 1988, p. 352-353). McCrone has done the calculations and found that 'If [operator 10's] figures are taken out of the data pool, scoring in the "low intention" condition falls to chance while "high intention" scoring drops close to the .05 boundary considered weakly significant in scientific results." According to McCrone, the "size of the effect is about .1 percent, meaning that for every thousand electronic tosses, the random event generator is producing about one more head or tail than it should by chance alone" (McCrone 1994). Jahn says that the measured effect of MPK was "not large enough that you're going to notice it over a brief experiment, but over very long periods of study, we see a systematic departure of the behavior of the machine in correlation with what the operator wants it to do" (Park 2000: 198). Most experiments in medicine or psychology use fewer than 100 trials, or perhaps a few hundred at most. Big trials will have 25,000 or more subjects. Massive prospective studies might survey 250,000 people. The most commonly used P-value in the social sciences and medical studies is P<0.05, where there is a one in twenty chance that the result is a statistical fluke. The 95% confidence interval, used as a standard in most of these studies, is arbitrary, however. It can be traced back to the 1930s and R. A. Fisher. There is nothing sacred about the standard, but it was not introduced to be used with studies having millions of data points. The RNG studies go into the millions of trials, allowing a very small effect to generate a very large statistic. When we’re dealing with small effects and millions of trials "even the slightest departure from the assumptions might suffice to produce artificially significant outcomes" (Hyman 1989: 151). The main assumption that Jahn and his colleagues made may not be warranted. "It is not clear that any of these machines is truly random. Indeed, it is generally believed that there are no truly random machines. It may be that lack of randomness only begins to show up after many trials" (Park 2000: 199). These data should remind us that statistical significance does not imply importance. Science that claims to have identified barely detectable causal agents observed near the threshold of sensation, which are nevertheless asserted to have been detected with great accuracy and be of great significance, is one of the signs of what Irving Langmuir called pathological science and Bob Park calls voodoo science. Furthermore, Stanley Jeffers, a physicist at York University, Ontario, has repeated the Jahn experiments but with chance results (Alcock 2003: 135-152). (See "Physics and Claims for Anomalous Effects Related to Consciousness" in Alcock et al. 2003. Abstract.) And Jahn et al. failed to replicate the PEAR results in experiments done in Germany (See "Mind/Machine Interaction Consortium: PortREG Replication Experiments," Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 499–555, 2000). Based on the results of these experiments, Radin claims that “researchers have produced persuasive, consistent, replicated evidence that mental intention is associated with the behavior of …physical systems” (Radin 1997: 144). That sounds like a hasty conclusion to me. He also claims that “the experimental results are not likely due to chance, selective reporting, poor experimental design, only a few individuals, or only a few experimenters” (Radin 1997: 144). He's probably right except for the bit about it being unlikely that the experimental results are due to chance or to only a few individuals. Jahn, six of his associates, and PEAR even have a patent (US5830064) on an “Apparatus and method for distinguishing events which collectively exceed chance expectations and thereby controlling an output.” The PEAR people are so convinced of the breakthrough nature of their work that they have incorporated as Mindsong Inc. They claim their corporation "is developing a range of breakthrough products and research tools based on a provocative new technology—proprietary microelectronics which are responsive to the inner states of living systems." One of their breakthrough products is some software "that allows you to influence, with your mind, which of two images will be displayed on your computer screen." They also sell a device for several hundred dollars that lets you do your own testing of mental influence on randomized outputs. On their website, PEAR states that after more than twenty-five years they are shutting down and moving on. "Over the next few years, PEAR will be concluding its experimental operations at Princeton University," says the notice on their "Future" tab.* It seems that Bob Jahn and Brenda Dunne are not quitting, however, for they are looking for a number of like-minded folks who want to spend their time or money on the study of minds interacting with machines. They've set up a new outfit called International Consciousness Research Laboratories. As their first fundraiser, they are selling "a multi-DVD/CD set entitled The PEAR Proposition" for a mere $62, including psychic shipping and handling. The replication studies are available on a blank DVD disc, available at no cost to true believers. Perhaps the most disconcerting thing about PEAR is the fact that suggestions by critics that should have been considered were routinely ignored. Physicist Bob Park reports, for example, that he suggested to Jahn two types of experiments that would have bypassed the main criticisms aimed at PEAR. Why not do a double-blind experiment? asked Park. Have a second RNG determine the task of the operator and do not let this determination be known to the one recording the results. This could have eliminated the charge of experimenter bias. Another experiment, however, could have eliminated most criticism. Park suggested that PEAR have operators try to use their minds to move a "state-of-the-art microbalance" (Park 2008, 138-139). A microbalance can make precise measurements on the order of a millionth of a gram. One doesn't need to be clairvoyant to figure out why this suggestion was never heeded. See related entries on confirmation bias, ESP, experimenter effect, ganzfeld experiments, law of truly large numbers, meta-analysis, occult statistics, parapsychology, pathological science, psi assumption, post hoc fallacy, psychokinesis, and A Short History of Psi Research by Robert Todd Carroll. further reading books and articles Alcock, James E., Jean Burns, and Anthony Freeman (2003). Editors. Psi Wars: Getting to Grips with the Paranormal. Imprint Academic. Ehrlich, Robert (2003). Eight Preposterous Propositions: From the Genetics of Homosexuality to the Benefits of Global Warming. Princeton University Press. (Ehrlich, a physicist, considers the proposition that we can influence matter by mind alone to be highly preposterous, meriting four flakes (out of four) on his flakeometer.) Hansel, C. E. M. (1989). The Search for Psychic Power: ESP and Parapsychology Revisited. Prometheus Books, Hyman, Ray (1989). The Elusive Quarry: a Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research. Prometheus Books. McCrone, J. (1994) "Psychic powers: What are the odds?" The New Scientist. November 1994, pp. 34-38. Park, Robert L. Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud (Oxford U. Press, 2000). Park, Robert L. (2008). Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science. Princeton University Press. Radin, Dean (1997). The Conscious Universe - The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena. HarperCollins. websites Critique of the PEAR Remote-Viewing Experiments (1992) by George P. Hansen, Jessica Utts, Betty Markwick, Journal of Parapsychology, Vol. 56, No. 2, June, pp. 97-113. The Evidence for Psychic Functioning: Claims vs. Reality (1996) by Ray Hyman Evaluation of Program on Anomalous Mental Phenomena (1995) by Ray Hyman Slashdot - News for Nerds, IBM and Mind Input Devices The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research STATS - Statistics and the Media (This site had nothing to do with PEAR but since PEAR's claims are based upon statistical analysis of data, I thought some readers might like to look at a site that does nothing but look at statistical data and examine what some people try to do with that data.)
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Navigating by the heavenly bodies is one of the oldest of the mariner's arts -- and one of the most awe-inspiring. It is also essential for every ocean sailor who wants to be able to fix his position should the GPS fail. In the book, Celestial Navigation, Tom Cunliffe shows how to master the art in easy stages. Today he talks about Adjusting your Sextant. Read more at: http://www.wileynautical.com/celestial See other Wiley Nautical titles at: http://wileynautical.com Buy from Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Celestial-Navigation-Tom-Cunliffe/dp/0470666331/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1331026636&sr=1-1
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BBC Horizon Order And Disorder With Jim AI.Khalili episode 1 Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates one of the most important concepts in the world today - information. He discovers how we harnessed the power of symbols, everything from the first alphabet to the electric telegraph through to the modern digital age. But on this journey he learns that information is not just about human communication, it is woven very profoundly into the fabric of reality.
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Exoplanet detection - transits, direct imaging, lensing, radial velocity method (part III) For free videos and study notes, as well as online revision courses, go to www.studynova.com
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EU 2014 All About Evidence General Registration Information http://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/category/eu-2014-all-about-evidence/ Registration Fee Early-bird registration is $325US per person until Saturday, February 1, 2014. After Saturday, February 1, 2014, the conference fee will be $400US per person. On-site registration is $475US per person beginning Thursday, March 20, 2014. The registration fee covers all conference events Thursday evening (opening session) through Monday, including all talks, panels and the Sunday Evening Banquet. Limited $95US Room Rate Available until March 7, 2014 A special room rate of $95US per night plus room tax has been negotiated with the Marriott Pyramid North hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This special room rate applies to a limited number of blocked rooms and will be available on a first come, first served basis. FREE Wi-Fi is included, a $12.99 value per night, as is a complimentary breakfast. Reserve your room directly with the Marriott Pyramid North hotel. Click here on Location & Hotel for more information. Registration On-site On-site registration is $475US per person, beginning March 20, 2014. Individual conference days may be purchased at the door for $250US per person. Seating may be limited and is subject to availability. Only USA cash/checks and credit cards will be accepted as payment on-site. Admission to individual panels and/or talks will not be available for purchase at any time. Banquet Information The Sunday Evening Banquet is included in your conference fee. Additional Sunday Evening Banquet tickets for $40US may be purchased at registration and will only be available until March 18, 2014. You can request a Vegan, Vegetarian or Gluten Free meal during the registration process. Registration is quick and easy! We have made changes to the registration process since last year. If you have questions about the process or want to register by phone, please contact Dave H. at 763-300-2151 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct general questions to Susan at 715-558-2634 or email@example.com. Are you Suspicious? http://www.youtube.com/user/Suspicious0bservers http://www.suspicious0bservers.org "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use." § 107.Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include — (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. FAIR USE NOTICE: These pages/video may contain copyrighted (© ) material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available to advance understanding of ecological, POLITICAL, HUMAN RIGHTS, economic, DEMOCRACY, scientific, MORAL, ETHICAL, and SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES, etc. It is believed that this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior general interest in receiving similar information for research and educational purposes.
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Special Relativity's most famous equations are those relating to time dilation and length contraction. This video goes over both equations and introduces you how to run through questions using them. We discuss muons being time dilated and space ships being length contracted. Reference for this information can be found in, Modern Physics, 3rd ed., by Serway, Moses, Moyer.
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Ancient Astronomy - Best Of Carl Sagan's Cosmos (Part 17) --- Subscribe to Science & Reason: • http://www.youtube.com/Best0fScience • http://www.youtube.com/SagansCosmos • http://www.youtube.com/FFreeThinker --- BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S "COSMOS": 1) 10 Years After: Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan Reflect: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leTNfwfH0Jc 2) Lost Between Immensity And Eternity: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIVsDg6U0LU 3) The Realm Of The Galaxies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1axoV6HhWfI 4) Our Galaxy, The Milky Way: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOazBTHzRYA 5) Our Solar System: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBqjob-UVeo 6) Eratosthenes And The Round Earth Model: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=en5UKtcNujI 7) The Library Of Alexandria: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVQs4B2jAW0 8) A Short History Of The Universe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n2r0qOxJ6k 9) Artificial And Natural Selection: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3uToVWZkWM 10) The Cosmic Year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFqbm_94nTM 11) Tree Of Life - 4 Billion Years Of Evolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF0UECN4ndA 12) The Miracle Of Life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOyojWeOYNA 13) DNA - The Common Basis Of Life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecmuvjSykf8 14) Abiogenesis The Origin Of Life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yet1xkAv_HY 15) Astronomy vs Astrology: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImaQS9NJ0nI 16) Pictures In The Sky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwCAwc4bge4 17) Ancient Astronomy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-5dwJwau1Y 18) Triumph Of Modern Science Over Medieval Superstition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lfmRqT-B_c 19) The Mysterious Tonguska Event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irVof7adq4s --- Carl Edward Sagan, Ph.D. (1934-1996) was an American astronomer, astrochemist, author, and highly successful popularizer of astronomy, astrophysics and other natural sciences. He pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI). He is world-famous for writing popular science books and for co-writing and presenting the award-winning 1980 television series "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage", which has been seen by more than 600 million people in over 60 countries, making it the most widely watched PBS program in history. A book to accompany the program was also published. He also wrote the novel "Contact", the basis for the 1997 Robert Zemecki's film of the same name starring Jodie Foster. During his lifetime, Sagan published more than 600 scientific papers and popular articles and was author, co-author, or editor of more than 20 books. In his works, he frequently advocated skeptical inquiry, secular humanism, and the scientific method. http://www.carlsagan.com .
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Another video from the Senior physics series looking at early nunclear research. More vids- http://www.shep.net/resources/curricular/physics/P30/Unit4/Unit4.html
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This video, the third of a series of astronomy clips, might be considered Part II of my previous "Invisible Colors", and is also strictly related to my previous "Interstellar". It describes the Universe as it is shown by the most recent X-ray and Gamma-ray space telescopes such as Chandra and Fermi respectively. X-ray and Gamma-ray electromagnetic emission -- which corresponds to the highest frequency and energy -- from celestial bodies is a testimony of very violent processes where extremely high temperatures are liberated. This means a minimum value of T = 1 million °K (soft X rays) up to a maximum value of T = 1 billion °K (hard gamma rays), more or less. The minimum is about a factor 200 higher than solar photosphere's temperature. Such processes are present in a quite widely varied astrophysical zoology that ranges from galactic to extragalactic objects, in particular: the corona of the Sun and of other stars, flare stars, x-ray close binary stars, interstellar shock fronts, supernova remnants, hypernovas, gamma-ray bursts, pulsars, magnetars, active galactic nuclei and jets, quasars, galactic clusters and the intergalactic medium. More or less this video shows some of these objects in time sequence. Of course colors that are not coming from the optical range are always false colors: mostly blue and violet (and sometimes gold), but sometimes other colors too are used. Most of the images shown are composite images, namely a sum of optical, infrared (also in false color), and X-ray. Some images show only the X-ray emission (usually in blue). Gamma-ray mapping of our galaxy shows mostly Gamma-rays. All the most important and updated information of pertinence can be found here: Chandra X-ray Observatory: http://chandra.harvard.edu/ Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope: http://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The music is a long and hypnotic sequencer riff, which is intended to evoke the highly dynamic character and violence of high-energy processes in astrophysics.
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Another informative video from the Senior physics series describing the Rutherford model. More vids- http://www.shep.net/resources/curricular/physics/P30/Unit4/Unit4.html More info- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron_configuration
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