Science

Giant-impact hypothesis

suggests that the Moon was formed from the ejecta of a collision between the early Earth and a Mars-sized dwarf planet, approximately 4.5 billion years ago --wikipedia

The death of Buddha: a medical enquiry

Buddha died from an illness, the nature of which remains unsettled. The present paper examines a variety of sources and concludes that it was tainted pork that led to his demise -- pubmed.gov

The Omega Point cosmology (quantum theory)

the ultimate fate of the universe required by the laws of physics, according to Frank Tipler: quantum mechanics is inconsistent unless the future of every point in spacetime contains an intelligent observer to collapse the wavefunction --wikipedia

Joel Salatin (farmer)

known around most agricultural circles as the most famous farmer in the world and is the purveyor and owner of Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia. He calls himself a Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer --priority request

regenerative agriculture

a holistic approach to agriculture that focuses on the interconnection of farming systems and the ecological system as a whole --priority request

The scientific case against face masks (article)

"the highest-quality scientific studies, randomised controlled trials (RCTs), show... that masks make little to no difference in controlling spread of influenza, SARS-CoV-2, or RSV" --unherd.com

Nobel Minds 2022

The 2022 laureates in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine and economic sciences talk to Zeinab Badawi and students in the audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm about their discoveries and achievements, and how these might find a practical application --YouTube

US succeeded with fusion reactor

The U.S. Department of Energy announced... a monumental milestone in nuclear fusion research: a "net energy gain" was achieved for the first time in history by scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California --llnl.gov

The Age of AI

Henry Kissinger and leading thinkers join to consider how AI will change our relationships with knowledge, politics, and the societies in which we live --amazon.com

Climate Change Debate: Bjørn Lomborg and Andrew Revkin

They take a longer view than the "world is going to end in ten years if we don't do something!!!" From Lex Fridman Podcast #339

quantum tunneling

"uncertainty in the exact location of light particles allows these particles to break rules of classical mechanics and move in space without passing over the potential energy barrier" --wikipedia

time travel

calibrated: depiction in popular culture, scientific models / explanations, accessing the Akashic record out-of-body

Bell's theorem (quantum mechanics)

a term encompassing a number of closely related results in physics, all of which determine that quantum mechanics is incompatible with local hidden-variable theories given some basic assumptions about the nature of measurement --wikipedia

being an egg donor / in vitro fertilization

These practices have a calibrated upside as well as a downside. Ranges of calibration provided.

dark matter

nonluminous matter not yet directly detected by astronomers that is hypothesized to exist to account for various observed gravitational effects -- merriam-webster.com