Located in Puerto Rico, the worlds largest, single dish radio telescope
is used by scientists from all over the world. The Arecibo Observatory
is uniquely suited to search for signals from extraterrestrial life, by
focusing on thousands of star systems in the 1000MHz to 3000Mhz range.
also in Spanish.
Biofeedback operates on the notion that we have the innate ability and
potential to influence the automatic functions of our bodies through the
exertion of will and mind. Biofeedback has recently been shown to give
us what had previously seemed an impossible degree of control over a variety
of physiologic events. It is a great tool to harness the power of mind-body
medicine. Website: www.holistic-online.com/Biofeedback.htm
B. I. is a scientific organization researching the development of new
approaches in physics and mathematics, testing of new theory by experiment,
and investigations of certain anomalous phenomena related to consciousness.
Through theoretical and experimental activities, they strive to extend
and deepen the understanding of the nature of the fundamental concepts
such as causality, time, and randomness -- concepts which they believe
to be central to the development of science in the new century. Website:
Larry Dosseys Official Website
As a doctor, author, and editor of the journal, Alternative Therapies
in Health and Medicine, Dossey writes about the impact of prayer
on the healing of the body. Website: www.dosseydossey.com
health is based on happiness from hugging and clowning around
to finding joy in family and friends, satisfaction in work, and ecstasy
in nature and the arts. Yes, we want the world to change.
Gesundheit! Institute is a sociopolitical act
Click on How
to Clown for Patch Adams interview on mirth and healing.
Nature: the Bond Between Women and Animals, Deena Metzger and Brenda
Peterson, Fawcett Columbine, New York, 1998, book.
A collection of essays, poems, and stories by well-known female nature
writers and scientists. A major theme is the communication often experienced
between animals and women as a result of empathy, respect, compassion,
Kurzweil, an inventor and author of The Age of Spiritual Machines,
advocates that computational processes are capable of organizing themselves
to produce consciousness. Site covers machines becoming conscious, virtual
realities, the brain, and Accelerating Intelligence. Click on Ramona;
a realistic, interactive virtual personality who will converse with you.
for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
An institute dedicated to exploring life in the universe. Website: www.seti-inst.edu
Secret Life of Plants, Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird, Harper
& Row, New York, 1973, book. Historical and modern research into how
plants communicate and understand.
The TRI was the first center in the world devoted solely to the study
of touch and its application in science and medicine. Research efforts
that began in 1982 have shown that touch therapy has numerous beneficial
effects on health and well-being. Website: www.miami.edu/touch-research
Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals, Jeffrey Moussaieff
Masson and Susan McCarthy, Delacorte, New York, 1995, book.
Science writer, McCarthy, and psychoanalyst, Masson, write of animals
mode of communication, and feelings; their compassion, grief, altruism,
anger, etc. A good argument for animals possessing consciousness.