Chuck Spinney: Teen Discovers Mayan City Using Internet, Star Charts, and Insight

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

One of the promises of the internet was that it would fuel an intellectual revolution, particularly in emergence of citizen science.  To date, that promise has seemed to be more a pipe dream than a reality.  But occasionally, one comes across a reminder of its potential.  Herewith is a stunning example of what is possible.  It is also a reminder of the role serendipity and insight plays in evolution of knowledge.

Teen Makes Stellar Discovery of Previously Unknown Maya City

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May 13

Daniel Araya: Earth is Not The First Intelligent Civilization In The Universe

Daniel Araya

Daniel Araya

Study Asserts That Earth is Not The First Intelligent Civilization In The Universe

Two scientists from the University of Rochester and the University of Washington have developed an “archaeological form” to the famous Drake equation, which will allow us to determine how many technological civilizations have formed in the history of the universe. And it seems there may be a number of them.

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May 9

Yoda: New Quantum Equation – Circular Time, No Big Bang?

yoda with light saberSupports Mayan concept of circular time; discovered in parallel by two separate physicists.

New Quantum Equation Suggests The Big Bang Never Happened And Our Universe Has No Beginning

Dr. Ahmed Farag Ali and Professor Saurya Das have come up with a series of equations that suggest there is no beginning or end.

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Apr 14

Berto Jongman: Gary McKinnon on US Space Fleet

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

NASA Hacker Claims USA Has War Ships In Space

High-profile hacker Gary McKinnon claims to have some interesting information about the US Navy’s intergalactic operation – there is a top-secret fleet of “eight to ten” war ships in space, with around 25 “Non-terrestrial officers” on their books.

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Apr 12