Friday, November 17, 2006

>New Scientist - The Biggest Questions

This doesnot relate to stock markets, but for love of science and peaking into future.
You would find the following links very interesting.

What is reality? By Roger Penrose

Can we be sure that the world we experience is not just a figment of our imaginations?

What is life? By Robert Hazen

If we encountered alien life, chances are we wouldn't recognise it - not even if it were here on Earth

Do we have free will? By Patricia Churchland

The more we find out about how the brain works, the less room there seems to be for personal choice or responsibility

Is the universe deterministic? By Vlatko Vedral

However you look at it, the answer seems to be "maybe"

What is consciousness? By Paul Broks

How does the brain, with its diverse distributed functions, come to arrive at a unified sense of identity?

Will we ever have a theory of everything? By Michio Kaku

2000 years of rational enquiry may be approaching their crowning glory. Just one more push could be enough

What happens after you die? By Mary Roach

We have all wondered if there is an afterlife, but only a few are brave - or foolish - enough to try and find out

What comes after humans? By James Hughes

All species are fated either to die out or to evolve into something else - all except humans, who have a chance of a transcendent future

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