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The Kardashev ScaleĀ – An Exploration – Part 3

This month we continue the exploration of the Kardashev Scale by looking at Type 3 civilizations. What is a Type 3 Civilization? If the jump from a Type 1 to a Type 2 civilization was big, the leap to a Type 3 is massive. Essentially, we are going from a solar system to an entire…

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ALIEN SIGNALS

Introduction Think looking for alien signals is straightforward? Looking through what is going on out there [on Earth], it is anything but. Strategy is important, but so is the perspective of the searchers. For such a large universe, signal detection differentiation appears extremely precious. Our planet is noisy. Not only in a city noise pollution…

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THE CONSCIOUS UNIVERSE and PANPSYCHISM

Introduction In the philosophy of the mind, panpsychism says that the mind or mindlike condition is an underlying feature of reality. It is also described as a theory that the mind is a fundamental feature of the world which exists throughout the universe. It is one of the oldest philosophical theories, and has been ascribed…

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The James Webb Telescope

Introduction The James Webb Space Telescope is a space telescope specifically designed to conduct infrared astronomy. Its high-resolution and high-sensitivity instrumentation allow it to view objects too old, distant, or faint for the Hubble Space Telescope. The telescope will find the first galaxies that formed in the early universe and peer through dusty clouds to…

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