A recent scientific study undertaken by the University of Bonn in Germany suggests that the universe could be one giant computer simulation.
"Cosmic rays offer clue our universe could be a computer simulation."
- WIRED, 2012
Finally an out-of-character Stephen Colbert, who is almost always in-character, is here caught on camera in a discussion with Neil Degrasse Tyson about science, society, and the universe at the Kimberley Academy in Montclair, New Jersey.
Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked in an interview with TIME magazine, "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?" This is his answer.
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Mankind is at a crossroads. Humanity faces a decision: embrace the dreams of the universe and the fact that humanity is special and has potential, or succumb to the death of domination by a predatory elite bent on wrecking the species and limiting the paradigms of the mind.
Where does the structure of the universe come from? How do we know there was a big bang?
Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute!
Modern Science is now beginning to confirm what Spirituality, Philosophy, Sages, Ancient teachings and psychedelics have been saying for millennia, that the entire Universe is One and that what we think of as "reality" is just an illusion. And the only real thing in the Universe is Consciousness.
"If quantum mechanics hasn't profoundly shocked you, you haven't understood it yet." ~ Niels Bohr
Carl Sagan's description of how we evolved from "Star Stuff" and are on our journey to go back to our origin - in the Stars. From "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" episode 8, "Journeys in Space and Time".rnrnPlease support this amazing masterpiece by buying the DVDs - you will not regret it.
The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world's most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. The new film, created by the Museum, is part of an exhibition, Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe, at the Rubin Museum of Art in Manhattan through May 2010.