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Researchers have seen the best evidence yet for a pair of black holes orbiting each other within the same galaxy

 

While such "binary systems" have been postulated before, none has ever been conclusively shown to exist.  The new black hole pair is dancing significantly closer than the prior best binary system candidate.

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Concerned about an asteroid impact wiping out all life on Earth? Worry yourself no more! With a distinct resemblance to Thunderbirds are go, it's 'Time to launch the Gravity Tractor Virgil!'

 

Now Listen Very Carefully 

It had to happen! We all knew, deep down, that scientists were just holding back all the good stuff for themselves, says Phil Becque

 

 

 

Breathtakingly simple in concept, slightly tricky in execution and more fun than a Ferrari - I give you 'The fabulous wooosh!'

 

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At last! A surfer who doesn't go with the flow!

 

An impoverished surfer has drawn up a new theory of the universe, seen by some as the Holy Grail of physics, which has received rave reviews from scientists

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No wires, either!  A system that can deliver power to devices without the need for wires heralds a revolution in how we use and manage electricity

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Having seen that some scientists take a more expansive view of cognition and life as a whole, says Phil Becque, we are now going to move onto some ideas in Buddhism that may illuminate some of the relationships between mind, cognition, consciousness, perception, brain and matter.

 

We are going to look at an idea known as the 'Ten Worlds' and a concept known as 'The Nine Consciousnesses' along with the previously mentioned 'Oneness of Body and Mind'. With these under our belt we will be able to understand the subtle interplay of the many different aspects of being human.

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As a result of private comments by email and a certain amount of enthusiasm for a more thorough explanation of the concepts covered in Part Two, I am going to continue with a fuller description of the mind/matter story from the physical and biological perspectives, writes Phil Becque

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