By Robert Lanza, Bob Berman
Robert Lanza is among the most beneficial scientists within the world—a US information & international Report hide tale referred to as him a “genius” and a “renegade thinker,” even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the main generally learn astronomer on this planet, to supply Biocentrism, a innovative new view of the universe.
Every from time to time an easy but radical inspiration shakes the very foundations of data. The startling discovery that the area was once now not flat challenged and eventually replaced the best way humans perceived themselves and their dating with the area. for many people of the fifteenth century, the concept of Earth as ball of rock was once nonsense. the full of Western, traditional philosophy is present process a sea switch back, more and more being compelled upon us by way of the experimental findings of quantum concept, and while, in the direction of doubt and uncertainty within the actual causes of the universe’s genesis and constitution. Biocentrism completes this shift in worldview, turning the planet the wrong way up back with the progressive view that existence creates the universe rather than the opposite direction around.
In this paradigm, lifestyles isn't really an unintentional byproduct of the legislation of physics. Biocentrism takes the reader on a possible inconceivable yet finally inescapable trip via a overseas universe—our own—from the viewpoints of an acclaimed biologist and a number one astronomer. Switching point of view from physics to biology unlocks the cages during which Western technology has unwittingly controlled to restrict itself. Biocentrism will shatter the reader’s principles of life—time and house, or even dying. whilst it's going to unencumber us from the boring worldview of lifestyles being in basic terms the task of an admixture of carbon and some different parts; it indicates the exhilarating risk that existence is essentially immortal.
The twenty first century is expected to be the Century of Biology, a shift from the former century ruled via physics. it kind of feels becoming, then, to start the century by means of turning the universe outside-in and unifying the rules of technology with an easy suggestion chanced on by way of one of many major life-scientists of our age. Biocentrism awakens in readers a brand new feel of probability, and is stuffed with such a lot of surprising new views that the reader won't ever see truth an analogous approach back.
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Results, the reader is directed to the s u i t e of papers focused on the X-ray sample1, the optical imaging2, and the optical spectroscopy3. References 1. A. E. H. J. Helfand & D. Stern, A p J 596, 944 (2003). 2. E. S. H. J. A. Harrison, submitted t o A p J (2004). 3. E. , in preparation, (2004). PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE XMM MEDIUM DEEP SURVEY L. MAR AS CHI^, M. TAJER', G. TRINCHIERI~,L. CHIAPPETTI~,L. PAIOR02, D. MACCAGN12, M. PIERRE3, J. SURDEJ4 AND 0. LE FEVRE5 I N A F Osservatorio Astronomic0 di Brera, via Brera 28, Milano, Italy, IASF via Bassini 15, Milano, Italy, C E A / D S M / D A P N I A S k v i c e d 'Astrophysique, Saclay, France, Institut d'Astrophysique et Ge'ophysique, Universite' de LiBge, Belgium, 5 L A M , Marseille, France The XMM Medium Deep Survey (XMDS) is a joint program that involves three XMM hardware institutes (in Milan, Italy; Saclay, France; Likge, Belgium) and the VIMOS VLT Deep Survey consortium (VVDS).
A. , A p J 564, 190 (2002). EXPLORING THE HARD X-RAY SKY WITH XMM-NEWTON E. PICONCELLIl, M. CAPP12, L. BASSAN12, G. DI COCC02 AND M. esa. es We report on a spectroscopic study of 90 hard X-ray sources observed with XMMNewton. This work provides the first step in the detailed study of the X-ray spectral properties of hard X-ray selected sources detected at faint fluxes (Fz-10 2 erg cm-' s-') near the knee of the LogN-Logs distribution. Our results illustrate well how a wide-angle survey allows population studies to be made as well as enabling tight constraints to be placed on some parameters of synthesis models of the Cosmic X-ray Background.
Not showing broad emission lines (Fig. 2a). The dispersion along the correlation in Fig. 40 dex in luminosity. Note 13 100 10 bu P g 1 U 0 1 2 Redshift 3 4 ,o-,e 10-14 1043 2-10 keV Flux cgs 10-~6 Figure 1. Left: The L(a-lOkeV)-z plane for the source samples in Table 1 (symbols as in Table 1). e. e. Chandra deep surveys) and LAS2XMM survey) respectively. Right: The flux-area diagram for several 2-10 keV surveys. e. it is mostly thank to this sample that it is possible to extend and validate the correlation at high X/O values, and therefore at high luminosities.
Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe by Robert Lanza, Bob Berman