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What You Need to Know About the Fraudulent Nature of the Pharmaceutical Investment Business With Disease

What You Need to Know About the Fraudulent Nature of the Pharmaceutical Investment Business With Disease | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

The pharmaceutical industry is not a ‘health industry’, but an ‘investment business’ that thrives on the continuation and expansion of diseases.


In order to protect their multi-billiondollar disease markets with cardiovascular disease, cancer, AIDS and other diseases, the pharmaceutical industry does everything to maintain these diseases and to avoid their eradication.


Building this ‘business with disease’ over the past century, the pharmaceutical industry has raked in so much money from this organized fraud that it has become one of the largest and most profitable industries on our planet today...

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It might seem a bit radical to call the pharma business a fraudulent enterprise, but from years of following their exploits, I can only confirm what Dr. Rath writes about them...

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Arun Shrivastava's curator insight, March 12, 2014 1:13 PM

If people believe that pharmaceutical industry ensures health, people should think again.

Barbara Letscher's curator insight, March 12, 2014 6:31 PM

Sad but....

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Dwarf planet Ceres offers big surprises for scientists

Dwarf planet Ceres offers big surprises for scientists | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows. NASA's Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world's surface. 


That bright spot resolved into two bright spots as the spacecraft got closer, and new images show that the dimmer companion is actually not one, but at least eight smaller spots. 


What are those shiny areas? It's still unclear, Russell said. It's possible they are salt or water ice, though scientists can't say for sure.


"We should get the answer when we pass over the bright spot again," Russell said. "We do see the contour of the ground, and it seems that it is not a hill but possibly a dip in the surface that is bright, but we need to complete the survey orbits in order to accurately obtain the topography of the area."



Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-07-dwarf-planet-ceres-big-scientists.html#jCp

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What are those shiny areas? It's still unclear, Russell said. 


"We do see the contour of the ground, and it seems that it is not a hill but possibly a dip in the surface that is bright..."


Could it be that we are observing, for the first time in this research on Ceres, the fully lit interior of a planet? Could it be that the light, which according to some is at the centre of each planet, is "shining through" a number of holes (dips in the surface) for us to see?

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Radiation Remediation

Radiation Remediation | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

The space radiation environment presents a significant impediment to both human and robotic exploration and development of space. The Earth’s magnetic field traps high energy charged particles generated by cosmic rays, solar storms, and other processes, forming the “Van Allen” belts.


The high fluxes of energetic particles in the radiation belts will rapidly damage electronic and biological systems in these regions unless extraordinary and expensive measures are taken to harden or shield against these particles. Even with hardening measures, the lifetime and reliability of space systems is often limited by the steady degradation caused by very energetic particles.


Under funding from NASA's Institute for Advanced Concepts, TUI is currently investigating a novel concept for remediating the radiation belts to improve the safety and reliability of manned and unmanned missions in Earth orbit.


The High Voltage Orbiting Long Tether (HiVOLT) System, illustrated in Figure 1, will utilize long, lightweight, conducting structures deployed in the radiation belts and charged to very high voltages to scatter the energetic radiation particles, causing them to leave the radiation belts. Preliminary analyses indicate that a HiVOLT System can reduce the MeV particle flux in the inner electron belt to 1% of its natural levels within about two months. 

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Insanity ... in order to make space travel more easy, we plan to destroy the energetic Van Allen belts that provide protection to all life on earth from being fried by cosmic radiation. Not a smart move!

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Scientists now believe; Aliens created our species and manipulated our DNA

Scientists now believe; Aliens created our species and manipulated our DNA | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Researchers who worked for 13 years in the Human Genome Project indicate that they came across an amazing scientific discovery: They believe that the so-called 97% of non-coding sequences in the human DNA is nothing less than the genetic code of extraterrestrial life forms.


Originally referred to as "Junk DNA" its functioned remained a mystery for researchers. Now researchers believe that our DNA is extraterrestrial in origin.


After extensive analysis with the help of other researchers in diverse fields such as mathematics, chemistry and programing, Professor Chang ventured out and asked if there is a possibility that, what we call "junk DNA" is actually some sort of extraterrestrial code, created by an "Alien" programmer. 


Professor Chang further explained "Our hypothesis is that a more advanced extraterrestrial civilization was engaged in creating new life and planting it on various planets. Earth is just one of them."

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It is a bit of a stretch to think that such wonderful complexity as is evident in our DNA could have evolved by chance...

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T. Blank's curator insight, June 29, 12:15 PM

Interesting hypothesis

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Martian Pyramid Captured By NASA Mars Curiosity Rover In Incredible Image [with Video]

Martian Pyramid Captured By NASA Mars Curiosity Rover In Incredible Image [with Video] | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

A recent raw NASA image captured by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover, which has been combing and studying the surface of Mars, showcases a stunning image of a pyramid on the Martian surface, further fueling long time speculation and belief that Mars was once the home of an advanced civilisation. 


The incredible image of the pyramid on Mars was captured by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover on May 7, striking a beyond peculiar resemblance to the Great Pyramid in Egypt, and is part of a series of images being broadcast back from Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover, reports Exopolitics


The Mars pyramid is believed to be about the size of a “small car” but several Mars enthusiasts are speculating that it is only the “capstone” of a massive pyramid that once towered over the Martian surface but has since been buried by countless eons of sand.



Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/2191819/martian-pyramid-captured-by-nasa-mars-curiosity-rover-in-incredible-image-video/#R4iZYAPMEiGwaeey.99

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Little by little, the past comes alive...

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Scientists have used graphene to produce the world's thinnest light bulb

Scientists have used graphene to produce the world's thinnest light bulb | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

For the first time ever, researchers have managed to produce visible light using graphene as a filament, creating the world's tiniest light bulb. 


Researchers have been struggling for decades to produce a light source small enough to fit on a silicon chip as it will help them to create super-fast computers that process light instead of electricity - and now they've shown that wonder-material graphene, which also happens to be incredibly thin, light and flexible, can do just that.

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A tiny strip of grapheme as a tuneable light source ... very interesting and I think it has great potential, but we still have to learn how to put it to use...

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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, June 16, 5:31 PM

A tiny strip of grapheme as a tuneable light source ... very interesting and I think it has great potential, but we still have to learn how to put it to use...

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Martian glass: Window into possible past life?

Martian glass: Window into possible past life? | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it
Researchers from Brown University have used satellite data to detect deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars. Though formed in the searing heat of a violent impact, the glasses just might provide a delicate window into the possibility of past life on the Red Planet.
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NASA is timidly advancing towards acknowledging "possible" past life on Mars...

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Why Pluto Is a Planet, and Eris Is Too (Op-Ed)

Why Pluto Is a Planet, and Eris Is Too (Op-Ed) | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Throw out your textbooks — there are 10 planets in our solar system.


The International Astronomical Union (IAU) got it wrong. Our solar system has 10 planets.


As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft glides its way to the cold outer reaches of our solar system to take the first-ever up-close look at Pluto, the time is right to revise the International Astronomical Union (IAU)'s 2006 definition of a planet, which resulted in Pluto's "demotion" from planet to ambiguous dwarf-planet status...

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What is a planet? How is it defined. It seems the International Astronomical Union made a mess with their attempt to define planets, which resulted in Pluto being "demoted" from planet to Dwarf...

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Eerie Comet Landscape Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft Photos

Eerie Comet Landscape Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft Photos | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

A deluge of new photos by the Rosetta spacecraft shows the haunting alien landscape on the surface of a comet. The images were captured during Rosetta's closest flyby of the space rock.


Over the last few weeks, the European Space Agency (ESA) has released over 1,700 new images of the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken by the Rosetta spacecraft during its closest approach to the 2.5-mile-wide (4 kilometers) space rock. The photos emanate an eerie stillness on the rocky, lifeless surface.

Sepp Hasslberger's insight:

A very rocky surface, with some ice crystals suspended here and there. This contradicts the previous theory that comets are "dirty snowballs", made essentially of ice which melts to produce the comet's visible tail. 

What seems to happen instead is that the rock, when hit by the "solar wind" produces and emits hydrogen, some of which turns into water and then icy crystals.  

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Secret Space War halts as Extraterrestrial Disclosure Plans move forward

Secret Space War halts as Extraterrestrial Disclosure Plans move forward | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Large scale hostilities in an undeclared war being fought in deep space, Mars and on Earth between two secret space program alliances have come to a temporary halt according to the latest in a series of disclosures by secret space program whistleblower, Corey Goode (aka GoodETxSG).


In part one of his responses to a new set of questions (see below), Corey describes a complex planetary situation involving multiple space programs, both modern and ancient, and extraterrestrial civilizations in a struggle for dominance over how much information and technology will be released to the rest of surface humanity.


For some, Corey’s disclosures are a product of fertile imagination appropriate for a coming Star Wars episode.


There is good reason, however, to seriously consider Corey’s information as possibly the most comprehensive disclosures ever to emerge of what is really happening behind the scenes in the most highly classified space programs taking place on Earth and our solar system.

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Transparency in space?  -  

There are some mind boggling possibilities - for those who like to consider anything possible and little or nothing definitively proven... 

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Owning the Weather

Owning the Weather | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Nothing is more terrifying than the weather gone wild. Since the very beginning we’ve search for ways to manipulate mother nature. Now thanks to technological leaps in the last three decades, the holy grail of climate science may actually be in our reach as we strive to own the weather.


Chaos theory hurricane control, advanced cloud seeding, massive ionospheric heaters, storm absorbing super gels, nano scale weather machines, some barely visible to the human eye. All of these technologies exist in some form today – many of them are being tested at this very moment. In many parts of the world, large-scale modification is already common place, and with good reason. 


(Excerpt from the film)

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A good historical view of weather modification technology available some years ago. Of course we are always learning as evidenced by the fact that the USA has not had a major hurricane landfall in 9 years straight - NASA says so.


https://www.facebook.com/NASA/videos/vb.54971236771/10153238352621772/

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Researchers in China discover a 300 million year old screw embedded into rock

Researchers in China discover a 300 million year old screw embedded into rock | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

According to reports from Chinese News agencies, a mysterious object discovered in 2002 could be evidence of prehistorical civilizations


The Lanzhou screw is another mysterious object discovered in recent years that seems to challenge mainstream archaeology and history. It was discovered in 2002, and has since then, generated great amount of attention among collectors and researchers alike. The most mysterious part of this object is that, within a piece of rock, a metal screw was discovered. The mysterious pear-shaped stone is about 6x8 cm and weighs around 466 grams. But it is not a common rock and the metal shaped screw just adds to the mystery of a rock, that according to researchers is around 300 million years old. 


According to researchers, 300 million years ago, the supercontinent Pangea formed. It is during that time that the Lanzhou screw was believed to have been created, curiously, the Lanzhou screw has a similar history to the screw discovered in Russia in the 90's. The Russian screw, also embedded into rock, was found by chance as researchers were performing analysis after the fall of a meteorite in the Kaluga region when they came across a mysterious object that resembled a modern-day screw. 


Tests performed on the mysterious rock from Russia demonstrated that there are several screws embedded into the structure. Curiously, the age of the Russian screw is believed to be an exact match to the one found in China. 


It is quite likely that millions of years ago, Earth was completely different and it could have been home to a species much different then ours today. Objects like the ones found in China and Russia point toward the possibility that advanced civilizations might have existed millions of years ago on our planet.

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Human history is incomplete. We think we are so important, the pinnacle of development, while we may merely be the last one in a long chain of human civilisations that have existed on this planet...

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Study Confirms: The Universe Is A Hologram

Study Confirms: The Universe Is A Hologram | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Are we living in a hologram?  

Energy fields are decoded by our brains into a 3D picture, to give the illusion of a physical world.  Despite its apparent materiality, the universe is a kind of 3-D projection and is ultimately no more real than a hologram.  And some recent scientific discoveries support the conclusion that the universe is one big holographic projection.


The building blocks of reality are behaving in ways which are inexplicable and can only make sense if we think of the universe in terms of a holographic field, not an empty container filled with objects.  


A recent study published in Nature suggests that the universe may be one big projection, according to their simulations. 


- See more at: http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/new-study-confirms-universe-is-a-hologram/

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The universe is a bit like a tv or computer screen except that we live not on a flat surface, but in a 3D space. The pixels of the screen show us a moving picture. The pixels of the universe are much smaller, and they are arranged in a 3D matrix which we perceive as our reality...

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let us hear some feed back

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10,000 Dead Sea Lions Wash Up In California, Officials Announce Crisis

10,000 Dead Sea Lions Wash Up In California, Officials Announce Crisis | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

10,000 baby sea lions have washed up dead on a California island, with experts calling the unexplained deaths a 'crisis' and ' are washing ashore at a rate so alarming, rescuers said Thursday, this year is the worst yet”. 


Tens of thousands of pups birthed last summer are believed to be dying on the islands… some [are] desperately trying to climb onto small boats or kayaks… Scientists noted a worrisome anomaly in 2013, when 1,171 famished pups were stranded… scientists blamed the phenomenon on unseasonably cold waters… On San Miguel…


"It’s clear these sea lions are trying to tell us something. Their very presence here in such great numbers at this time of year is sounding an alarm up and down the coast… it signals something complex happening in our ocean… sea lions are very sensitive to their environment… alerting us to major changes in the ocean…


See more at: http://tinyurl.com/jwuyzhy

Sepp Hasslberger's insight:

Starving sea lion pups die by the thousands and wash up on the American West Coast. The marine scientists are baffled as to what is the cause. 

Have they forgotten Fukushima and the massive dose of radioactive elements that have been put into the Pacific Ocean for several years now?

Or is is "not cool" to keep talking about Fukushima and the associated radiation in the water? 

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3D-printed eco-friendly supercar does 0-60 in 2 seconds

3D-printed eco-friendly supercar does 0-60 in 2 seconds | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Divergent Microfactories (San Francisco, CA), a company aimed at revolutionizing automotive manufacturing, has unveiled a 3D-printed prototype supercar designed to illustrate the potential for eco-friendly manufacturing of cars.


Designed and built using the company's 3D-printing-based Node Technology Platform, the prototype - called Blade - is offered as "one of the greenest and most powerful cars in the world."


Powered by either compressed gas or gasoline and equipped with a four-cylinder rear-mounted 700-horsepower engine, Blade goes from 0-60 mph in about two seconds and weighs 1,388 lb. 


The key technology building block behind Blade is a 3D-printed aluminum alloy joint - called a "node" - that connects pieces of carbon fiber tubing to make up the car's chassis.

Sepp Hasslberger's insight:

Car manufacturing in a new way. Incredibly light weight chassis made with 3d printed aluminium joints and carbon fibre tubing... electric cars aren't the most "green" if you count in the manufacture of materials.

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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, July 3, 5:39 AM

Electric cars and hybrids aren't the most eco-friendly apparently. There is much pollution inherent in all the materials needed. 

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Scientists Claim That Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death

Scientists Claim That Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“ has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. The author of this publication, scientist Dr. Robert Lanza who was voted the 3rd most important scientist alive by the NY Times, has no doubts that this is possible.


The theory implies that death of consciousness simply does not exist. It only exists as a thought because people identify themselves with their body. They believe that the body is going to perish, sooner or later, thinking their consciousness will disappear too.  

If the body generates consciousness, then consciousness dies when the body dies.  But if the body receives consciousness in the same way that a cable box receives satellite signals, then of course consciousness does not end at the death of the physical vehicle.

In fact, consciousness exists outside of constraints of time and space. It is able to be anywhere: in the human body and outside of it. In other words, it is non-local in the same sense that quantum objects are non-local.


See more at: http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/scientists-claim-that-quantum-theory-proves-consciousness-moves-to-another-universe-at-death/

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"Biocentrism is turning the world upside down again, with the seemingly simple idea that the universe arises from life, not the other way around..."

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The why and how of landing rockets

The why and how of landing rockets | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Some of you may have been following our recent attempts to vertically land the first stage of our Falcon 9 rocket back on Earth... 


These landing attempts move us toward our goal of producing a fully and rapidly reusable rocket system, which will dramatically reduce the cost of space transport. 


A jumbo jet costs about the same as one of our Falcon 9 rockets, but airlines don't junk a plane after a one-way trip from LA to New York. Yet when it comes to space travel, rockets fly only once—even though the rocket itself represents the majority of launch cost.

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It takes a long time to learn ... especially when those who already have advanced technology stay silent about it. 

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How to overthrow a Martian dictatorship

How to overthrow a Martian dictatorship | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

The scientists, engineers, social scientists, philosophers and writers gathered at the British Interplanetary Society in London are taking their task seriously – studying, with academic rigour, the problem of toppling despotic extraterrestrial regimes.


“We hope the discussions we have will constitute the first ideas on extraterrestrial liberty,” Cockell says. “We’ve got a chance to think about what the problems might be in outer space before we go there.”


“This year we’re discussing what happens if you don’t like the government you’ve created and want to overthrow it,” says conference organiser Charles Cockell, a professor of astrobiology at the University of Edinburgh.

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Those guys are lacking a p2p governance viewpoint... maybe someone should talk to them on how to organise a future colony of earthlings on another planet or moon...

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Smithsonian admits to destruction of thousands of giant human skeletons in early 1900′s

Smithsonian admits to destruction of thousands of giant human skeletons in early 1900′s | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

A US Supreme Court ruling has forced the Smithsonian institution to release classified papers dating from the early 1900′s that proves the organization was involved in a major historical cover up of evidence showing giants human remains in the tens of thousands had been uncovered all across America and were ordered to be destroyed by high level administrators to protect the mainstream chronology of human evolution at the time.

The allegations stemming from the American Institution of Alternative Archeology (AIAA) that the Smithsonian Institution had destroyed thousands of giant human remains during the early 1900′s was not taken lightly by the Smithsonian who responded by suing the organization for defamation and trying to damage the reputation of the 168-year old institution. 


During the court case, new elements were brought to light as several Smithsonian whistle blowers admitted to the existence of documents that allegedly proved the destruction of tens of thousands of human skeletons reaching between 6 feet and 12 feet in height, a reality mainstream archeology can not admit to for different reasons. 


A turning point of the court case was when a 1.3 meter long human femur bone was shown as evidence in court of the existence of such giant human bones.

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The Smithsonian Institution was caught red-handed falsifying historical evidence... 

Actually, there is little evidence to back this up. The story may be a fake. I have been hearing about unusual (giant) skeletons in different places. So while I can't be sure about this specific one - some say it's fake -  that certainly does not cancel all the other reports there are.

This story might just be a red herring planted to take everyone's attention off the matter by saying "see, that story about the giant skeletons ... it was fake"...
 

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Corporate bases on Mars and Nazi infiltration of US Secret Space Program

Corporate bases on Mars and Nazi infiltration of US Secret Space Program | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Secret Space Program whistleblower, “Corey” Goode, has revealed astounding details involving classified activities on Mars and the Moon. Most disturbing are his revelations about the influence of a secret NAZI breakaway civilization that successfully infiltrated the US national security system.


His responses go into great detail of how secret space program activities in the US and globally, have been co-opted by unscrupulous forces and institutions that are denying humanity the benefits of the technological secrets acquired over the last century.


Cory has released details of an alliance of five extraterrestrial races called the Sphere Alliance, three of whom he has had direct physical contact with at a number of meetings involving delegates from different secret space programs. At these diplomatic meetings, he claims to have interacted not only with representatives from different secret space programs, but also representatives of different extraterrestrial civilisations...

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This piece of news is a bit 'out there', but sometimes it is good to take a look beyond the official pronouncements of NASA ...

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How Would Celestial Objects Appear if They Were Closer? Nice video

How Would Celestial Objects Appear if They Were Closer? Nice video | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

"What if?" is a question we ask all the time. Here is a YouTube video and some screenshots of how celestial objects would appear in the night sky is they could be seen, and it’s simply amazing.


The Russian space agency Roscosmos asked the same question and created this series of stunning pictures. It shows what the sky might look like if these objects were close enough for us to see them with our naked eyes. 


“Beautiful video… Just perfect,” YouTube user Alexander Ivanov wrote. “But it is good that we are far away from the black hole.”

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If our solar system wasn't in a spiral arm of the Milky Way, but close to another galaxy, this is how the night sky could look like...

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Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat

Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Updated data from NASA satellite instruments reveal the Earth’s polar ice caps have not receded at all since the satellite instruments began measuring the ice caps in 1979. Since the end of 2012, moreover, total polar ice extent has largely remained above the post-1979 average.


The updated data contradict one of the most frequently asserted global warming claims – that global warming is causing the polar ice caps to recede. 


Updated NASA satellite data show the polar ice caps remained at approximately their 1979 extent until the middle of the last decade. Beginning in 2005, however, polar ice modestly receded for several years. By 2012, polar sea ice had receded by approximately 10 percent from 1979 measurements. 


In late 2012, however, polar ice dramatically rebounded and quickly surpassed the post-1979 average. Ever since, the polar ice caps have been at a greater average extent than the post-1979 mean.

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Was the Global Warming scare something akin to a "manufactured epidemic"?

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Is the Commercial Space Exploration Bill Really a Good Idea?

Is the Commercial Space Exploration Bill Really a Good Idea? | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it
Now it’s seems nothing is going to stop us from ruining space, with a bill defining mineral rights in space passing in the House of Representatives. The U.S. has always had ownership issues, and this may not be such a bad thing. But now, the U.S. has taken a major step forward in the latest space
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What if Humans Aren’t the Most Intelligent Creatures on the Planet?

What if Humans Aren’t the Most Intelligent Creatures on the Planet? | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

In the light of biological evidence that shatters the idea of human superiority, Paul Watson asks us to redefine intelligence.


"We willingly accept the idea of intelligence in a life-form only if the intelligence displayed is on the same evolutionary wavelength as our own. Technology automatically indicates intelligence. An absence of technology translates into an absence of intelligence. 


Dolphins and whales do not display intelligence in a fashion recognizable to this conditioned perception of what intelligence is, and thus for the most part, we are blind to a broader definition of what intelligence can be. 


Evolution molds our projection of intelligence. Humans evolved as tool-makers, obsessed with danger and group aggression. This makes it very difficult for us to comprehend intelligent non-manipulative beings whose evolutionary history featured ample food supplies and an absence of fear from external dangers."  - Paul Watson

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Our view of what constitutes intelligence may be skewed. Certainly we can't be proud of behaving intelligently if we consider our influence on the eco-environment that we are embedded in.

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NASA Discovers New Arsenic-based Life Form, Could Revolutionize Green Energy

NASA Discovers New Arsenic-based Life Form, Could Revolutionize Green Energy | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

A team of NASA scientists studying bacteria in Mono Lake in California have discovered a microorganism that substitutes arsenic — a chemical that is toxic to almost all living organisms — for all parts of a cell that in every other life form are built from phosphate.


Not only will this discovery make it necessary to re-edit every science textbook in use, but researchers say it could revolutionize green energy and toxic waste cleanup.

Read more:  NASA Discovers New Form of Life, Could Revolutionize Energy | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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We believe life is carbon-oxygen based with phosphorus playing an important role. Well not necessarily. Like this recent discovery there may be others yet to be made that will take us by surprise...

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Extensive Ancient Underground Network Discovered From Scotland to Turkey

Extensive Ancient Underground Network Discovered From Scotland to Turkey | Science, Space, and news from 'out there' | Scoop.it

Archaeologists uncovered thousands of Stone Age underground tunnels, stretching across Europe from Scotland to Turkey, perplexing researchers as to their original purpose.


German archaeologist Dr Heinrich Kusch, in his book ‘Secrets of the Underground Door to an Ancient World’ revealed that tunnels were dug under literally hundreds of Neolithic settlements all over Europe and the fact that so many tunnels have survived 12,000 years indicates that the original network must have been huge.


While many believe Stone Age humans were primitive, incredible discoveries such as the 12,000 year-old temple called Gobekli Tepe in  Turkey,  the pyramids of Egypt and other structures such as Stonehenge, which demonstrate extremely advanced astronomical knowledge indicates that they were not as primitive as many believe.

Sepp Hasslberger's insight:

Just another indication that our story of the history of humanity is full of holes. 

The fact that there were extensive tunnel systems and megalithic constructions dating back more than ten thousand years indicates that there must have been advanced civilisations before this one.  

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