Freeman Dyson

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Name: Freeman Dyson
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Gravity: Still exerting its hold on science

An illustration by New York Times Service| credits: New York Times ServiceNot long after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while the world was reckoning with the specter of nuclear energy, a businessman named Roger Babson was worrying about another ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future

By Rachel Courtland and Celia GormanIEEE Spectrum asks the celebrated physicist what the next 50 years will hold…read moreSource: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/IeeeSpectrumRobotics/~3/yI-f2qvwxrs/freeman-dyson-predicts-the-future ... [Published Measurement Devices for Industry & Science - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future

Interactive Video: Choose the sections you want to watch by clicking on subjects on the video’s menu screen.[embedded content]When we started making a list of visionaries to interview for our  special issue  commemorating IEEE Spectrum’s 50th anniversary,  ... [Published Spectrum Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Salon in No Position to Judge What Sets Back Science

11:43 am This week the New York Times published a profile of longtime climate skeptic John Christy. I found the piece perplexing because it contained no obvious hook or peg, as we say in journalism.There were no newsy events in Christy’s life that might ... [Published Discover Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Classic Text on Consciousness and E.S.P Made Available Online

Norman writes:A classic text of the "Hippies Saving Physics" ESP-researching '70s has been posted to arXiv by Sir Brian Josephson. The 200-page book (proceedings of a Cambridge symposium on consciousness) was edited by Josephson and V. S. Ramachandran, ... [Published Daily Grail - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

To Make a Better Bet, Use Trial and Error

We tend to romanticize entrepreneurs, inventors, and great business minds. We have this notion that they are a rare breed of people who are lucky enough to be hit by strokes of brilliance that the rest of us can’t even fathom. In these moments, they dream ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dirty Little Secrets of Science

Freeman Dyson has a dirty little secret. So does Ray Kurzweil. What are these famous scientists and other prominent citizens doing when you're not looking? They're betting on our future, Homer. ... [Published Digital Journal - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

The inescapable tug of gravity

A mass like the sun makes the universe bend, causing smaller masses like planets to move toward it.Not long after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while the world was reckoning with the spectre of nuclear energy, a businessman named Roger Babson ... [Published Indian Express - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Still Exerting a Hold on Science: Defying Gravity

George Johnson in The New York Times: Not long after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while the world was reckoning with the specter of nuclear energy , a businessman named Roger Babson was worrying about another of nature’s forces: gravity. ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

A View of the Deepest Future

Adam Crowl first appeared in Centauri Dreams not long after I opened the site to comments about nine years ago. His insights immediately caught my eye and challenged my thinking. I have always admired auto-didacts, and Adam is an outstanding example: ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Prof Freeman Dyson: scientist, mathematician, philosopher (interview)

; the USS Freeman Dyson – and the influence behind the Freeman in the Half Life computer game character Gordon Freeman, the importance of his work and theories about space put him in a pretty high regard in the scientific community.Perhaps his most famous ... [Published Silicon Republic - May 28 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chuck Spinney: Freeman Dyson – Great Science Demands Great Blunders and Good Losers – Nature Never Loses and Always Plays Fair

The author of the attached book review is a brilliant writer as well as one of the last of the great 20th Century scientists. “The Case for Blunders” is an important subject, because the confusion of theory with facts is perhaps the most persistent “Orientation” ... [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Apr 26 2014]

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Gravity: Still exerting its hold on science [Published Nigeria Punch - 17 hours ago]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published Measurement Devices for Industry & Science - Jul 19 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published Spectrum Online - Jul 18 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 18 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum Computing Channel - Jul 18 2014]
Leading Climate Science Critic Fritz Vahrenholt... [Published No Tricks Zone - Jul 17 2014]
Salon in No Position to Judge What Sets Back Sc... [Published Discover Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Classic Text on Consciousness and E.S.P Made Av... [Published Daily Grail - Jul 16 2014]
Science of Coincidences Part 2: What Is a Mirac... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 08 2014]
To Make a Better Bet, Use Trial and Error [Published Harvard Business Review - Jul 07 2014]
To Make a Better Bet, Use Trial and Error [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 07 2014]
The Issue of “Settled Science:” Climate Change [Published Issues In Perspective - Jul 06 2014]
Answer for Siebert Mazus [Published News24.com - Jul 01 2014]
Building the Bowl of Heaven [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 30 2014]
Dirty Little Secrets of Science [Published Digital Journal - Jun 29 2014]
The inescapable tug of gravity [Published Indian Express - Jun 28 2014]
[tt] NYT: Defying Gravity, a Businessman Helped... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 27 2014]
Still Exerting a Hold on Science: Defying Gravity [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 25 2014]
Should the Nobel Prizes move with the times? [Published Cosmos Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
What if God were part of the natural order? [Published Irish Times - Jun 19 2014]
Futurist Jason Silva: 'We have decommissioned n... [Published The Drum - Jun 17 2014]
Watson letter: The 97 percent claim [Published Laramie News - Jun 15 2014]
Cultural Evolution: The View from Deep Space [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 11 2014]
Prof Freeman Dyson: scientist, mathematician, p... [Published Silicon Republic - May 28 2014]
The Future We Deserve [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 27 2014]
Private companies revive dream of off-Earth living [Published Taipei Times Online - May 21 2014]
Letters to the Editor, May 16, 2014 [Published Daily and Sunday Review - May 16 2014]
Oh, Shiny Pony! [Published small dead animals - May 11 2014]
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Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 18 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Interactive Video: Choose the sections you want to watch by clicking on subjects on the video’s menu screen. When we started making a list of visionaries to interview for our  special issue  commemorating IEEE ...
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum Computing Channel - Jul 18 2014]
IEEE Spectrum asks the celebrated physicist what the next 50 years will hold ...
To Make a Better Bet, Use Trial and Error [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 07 2014]
We tend to romanticize entrepreneurs, inventors, and great business minds. We have this notion that they are a rare breed of people who are lucky enough to be hit by strokes of brilliance that the rest of us can’t even fathom. In these moments, they ...
Building the Bowl of Heaven [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 30 2014]
Because his new novel Shipstar had just reached the top of my reading stack, and because I had been writing about Shkadov Thrusters last week, I asked Gregory Benford if he could provide a deeper explanation of how these enormous structures might ...
[tt] NYT: Defying Gravity, a Businessman Helped... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 27 2014]
Defying Gravity, a Businessman Helped to Understand It http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/science/defying-gravity-a-businessman-helped-to-understand-it.html Not long after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while theworld was reckoning with the specter ...
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