The Heart Has Its Own “Brain” and Consciousness

http://www.mindfulmuscleblog.com/heart-has-consciousness/ Heart Fields Many believe that conscious awareness originates in the brain alone. Recent scientific research suggests that consciousness actually emerges from the brain and body acting together. A growing body of evidence suggests that the heart plays a particularly significant role in this process. Far more than a simple pump, as was once believed, […]

Why do we see our world as we do

Interesting article in New Scientist When the multiverse and many-worlds collide http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028154.200-when-the-multiverse-and-manyworlds-collide.html TWO of the strangest ideas in modern physics – that the cosmos constantly splits into parallel universes in which every conceivable outcome of every event happens, and the notion that our universe is part of a larger multiverse – have been unified into […]

Imagine A Machine That Tells Stories Of Your Life As It Could Have Been [Slideshow]

http://www.fastcodesign.com/1663874/imagine-a-machine-that-tells-stories-of-your-life-as-it-could-have-been-slideshow Based on the “many worlds” interpretation of quantum mechanics, this piece of conceptual art purports to tell you about your parallel lives! Quantum mechanics has replaced Newtonian physics as the most accurate scientific representation of the world that we’ve ever had. It’s also the flat-out weirdest representation of the world we’ve ever had. One of the more controversial […]

Evidence that our universe was ‘jostled’ by other parallel universes in the distant past

Scientists say that they have found evidence that our universe was ‘jostled’ by other parallel universes in the distant past. The incredible claim emerged after they studied patterns in the cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB) – the after-effects of the Big Bang. They say they may have found evidence that four circular patterns found in […]

‘Fractalist’ Benoît Mandelbrot dies

We are NES are fascinated by the Fractal nature of the Universe. As a tribute to Mandelbrot, who died last week, take a look at this article posted in the NewScientist: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2010/10/fractalist-benoit-mandelbrot-d.html And also the interview on the excellent TED website: http://www.ted.com/talks/benoit_mandelbrot_fractals_the_art_of_roughness.html Benoît Mandelbrot, who died a month shy of his 86th birthday on Thursday, […]