Wed Dec 12 – Jim Elvidge – Exploring Digital Consciousness

The fundamental nature of reality, specifically the idea that there is no objective reality; rather, it is virtual, due to a couple key elements: 1. The seat of our consciousness being separate from the body, and 2. The fundamental substrate of reality being digital. Jim Elvidge will be discussing his theory of digital consciousness and […]

Russia, China agree joint data center for lunar projects & deep space exploration

The projects will involve Russian and Chinese scientific and industrial bodies and companies, Roscosmos said in a statement on Saturday. Roscosmos and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) also signed an agreement of intent on cooperation over moon and deep space research, at the International Space Exploration Forum (ISEF) in Tokyo. The countries will also […]

Scientists Building Giant Lasers to Rip Holes in Space

When someone says they plan to “break the vacuum,” this probably means they’re a parent about to attempt to clean a room normally occupied by a teenager … unless they’re a laser physicist. Then it means they’re getting ready to use a laser to rip a hole in empty space and pull out the matter/antimatter […]

Australia to establish national space agency

The government of Australia announced Sept. 25 that it plans to formally establish a national space agency, a milestone sought for decades by the country’s space industry and other space advocates. Sen. Simon Birmingham, the Minister of Education for the government of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, formally announced plans to establish the agency in a […]