Of Stem Cells & Resurrections…Some Thorny Questions

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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 23, 2017

By now most readers of this website are familiar with the plans of the transhumanists to download and upload human personalities, or rather, their memories, to computers and then to upload those into “clones” to achieve a kind of immortality, a process my co-author Scott D DeHart and I outlined in our book Transhumanism: A Grimoire of Alchemical Agendas. As we argued briefly in that book, there were two fundamental assumptions at work behind this: the first was that memories were located in the brain exclusively, and were therefore nothing more than certain physical-chemical relationships that constitute the “memories” and that these were transferable. Personality was, in short, based on materialist assumptions. The second assumption is a more subtle and indeed metaphysical and theological one, and one more or less implicit to Western culture, even to the atheist, though many would not know it: that assumption is that soul and person are the same things.

The debate just changed, and rather dramatically, for now there is open acknowledgement of the actual scientific attempt to resurrect individuals, as the following article shared by Mr. V.T. indicates:

Resurrecting Dead People Using Stem Cells Given The Green Light

The essence is what one might expect, another corporate grab for power, even over the issue of death and personhood itself:

Scientists are getting ethical permission from health watchdogs to resurrect dead people by using a combination of regeneration therapies. Starting this year, the groundbreaking Project Reanima will primarily use stem cells to stimulate the regrowth of neurons in clinically dead patients. Bioquark Inc., an American biotech company, is one of medical companies given the green light to conduct the trials on 20 brain dead patients from traumatic injuries.

Leading the team is Dr Himanshu Bansal, Indian specialist who works with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc,. The team will use a combination of therapies, which include injecting the brain with stem cells and a cocktail of peptides, as well as deploying lasers and nerve stimulation techniques. The procedure has been shown to bring patients out of comas.

The resurrection technique using stem cells will test whether parts of the dead patients’ central nervous system can be brought back to life. Scientists believe that the brain stem cells may be able to erase their history and re-start life again based on their surrounding tissue. The process is similar to that in creatures like salamanders who can regrow entire limbs. (Emphasis added)

There is some suggestive corroborative news that would seem to rationalize the process, according to this article shared by Mr. T.M.:

Doctors record ‘unexplained’ brain activity ten minutes after patient died

What’s intriguing in the latter article is that there is no explanation for brainwave activity continuing after clinical death, and particularly, the loss of oxygen and circulation from the heart:

Is there life after death? Science can’t yet answer that question – but doctors in a Canadian intensive care unit say that a patient showed ‘persistent’ brain activity after death.

The activity was detected 10 minutes after the patient was certified dead.

Doctors had confirmed death by the absence of a pulse, and a lack of reaction in the pupils – but the patient still appeared to have ‘delta wave bursts’, similar to what happens in sleep.

The researchers admit that there is no biological explanation for how brain activity could continue several minutes after the heart has stopped beating, according to Science Alert.

The scientific study of life, in some form or fashion, after death has been a small but growing field for many decades. But I am going to suggest that these two articles must be taken together, for it is that “taking together” that forms the basis of today’s high octane speculation. Pose this question: What motivations might be behind the attempt to “resurrect” the neurons, and hence, brain function, of long dead people, beyond the obvious ones of attempting a “resurrection” at all? If one speculates a bit about the second article, what it might suggest is something that I personally have long thought, namely, that the mind and the brain are two different things, and that the former is something like a non-local, and hence, ultimately non-material phenomenon, and that the latter functions like a radio receiver of sorts, tuning it is, or transducing it into this material existence. This runs counter to neat schemes of Cartesian dualism or even epiphenomenalism. It could indeed be that the creation of a unique brain by human reproduction brings into existence an information matrix – the mind with all its non-locality – that was not there previously. It would be akin to an ancient Christian doctrine called “traducianism” (a doctrine which, incidentally, many believe to be a heresy and which was viewed that way by the medieval Western Church).

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Antarctic Atlantis: Human Settlements Under All That Ice Down There?

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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 19, 2017

Just when you thought that Antarctica could not possibly become any stranger, reality comes along and upsets things. And it certainly has been strange. For one thing, temperatures in the southern polar continent have been on average about 20 degrees warmer than normal, and I even read a report that certain places in Antarctica reached a balmy 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and that indeed was very convenient, because we were told that the strange visits of former Secretary of State John Kerry and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin were all about “climate change.” Well, indulge my high octane speculation for a moment: if one can manipulate weather systems, then boosting the temperature in Antarctica a bit to “help out the narrative” would not be all that farfetched, if one grants the assumption. And personally, I put nothing past these people. “See? it got up to 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit! So Kerry’s visit was about climate change. Nothing to see here, move along.”

Except that Kerry isn’t the only one to have shown a sudden interest in Antarctica. Readers of this website and of my books will know that he’s but the most recent famous visitor and world leader to take an interest in the continent, a list which includes Admiral Richard Byrd, King Juan Carlos of Spain, Prince What’s-his-name from Great Britain, Kiril III Patriarch of Moscow, and oh yes, did we mention the Nazi expedition and its sponsors Rudolf Hess – who ended up in Great Britain in May of 1941 for reasons that are still difficult to fathom and then spent the rest of his life in Spandau prison, where his British physician discovered reasons to believe that “Hess” was not Hess, while Frau Hess adamantly maintained he was, &c. – and Hermann Goering. One made add to this list the planned visit of elements of Russia’s Baltic Sea Fleet, which, as I pointed out a few weeks ago, was not known for the success of its half-way-round-the-world junkets (see the Russo-Japanese War, Admiral Rozhdestvenski, Admiral Togo, &c.). A strange mix indeed: Orthodox Patriarchs, US diplomats and astronauts, British and Spanish royalty, the Deputy Fuehrer of Nazi Germany (not as a visitor, but as an “interested party”) and the founder and head of the Luftwaffe (again, not as a visitor but as an “interested party”), and an American admiral and a few U.S. Marines.

Nothing to see here, move along.

In my previous high octane speculations about all this Antarctimania I’ve suggested that there might be four basic reasons for all this interest (1) “they” had need to conduct secret negotiations with “someone” and where better to do it than balmy Antarctica, where access is strictly controlled; or (2) “they” had found something down there, of an extraterrestrial nature, either life or technology or both; or (3) “they” had found something relating to humanity’s distant past and perhaps to the legend of Atlantis (after all, Antarctica is a continent submerged under lots of water in the form of ice); or (4) some combination of elements, or all, of the above.

With that in mind, consider this article shared by Mr. B.H. (and many others), for it looks like options (3) and (4) might now be the main contenders in our list of high octane speculative options:

https://worldnewsdailyreport.com/antarctica-nasa-images-reveal-traces-of-ancient-human-settlement-underneath-2-3-km-of-ice/embed/#?secret=c2WaT4oOJi

Note the opening two paragraphs:

WASHINGTON | Recently released remote sensing photography of NASA’s Operation IceBridge mission in Antarctica led to a fascinating discovery when images revealed what some experts believe could be the existence of a possible ancient human settlement lying beneath an impressive 2.3 kilometers of ice.

The intriguing discovery was made during aircraft tests trials of NASA’s Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) lidar technology set to be launched on the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) in 2017, that aims to monitor changes in polar ice.

I don’t know about you, but assuming that these photos are genuine, the image on the right clearly looks artificial to me, and an Indian archaeologist, Ashoka Tripathi, as noted in the article, concurs:

“These are clearly features of some sort of human-made structure, resembling some sort of pyramidal structure. The patterns clearly show nothing we should expect from natural geomorphological formations found in nature. We clearly have here evidence of human engineering. The only problem is that these photographs were taken in Antarctica under 2 kilometers of ice. That is clearly the puzzling part, we do not have any explanation for this at the moment,” he admits.

The problem, as noted, is that this is buried under two kilometers – that’s about 1.2 miles for those of you still using the more scientific imperial metrology – and that raises the problem of how such a habitation became encrusted with about a mile of ice. Predictably, the explanation runs to the Piri Reis map:

“One of histories most puzzling maps is that of the Turkish admiral Piri Reis in 1513 AD which successfully mapped the coastline of Antarctica over 500 years ago. What is most fascinating about this map is that it shows the coastline of Antarctica without any ice. How is this possible when images of the subglacial coastline of Antarctica were only seen for the first time after the development of ground-penetrating radar in 1958? Is it possible Antarctica has not always been covered under such an ice sheet? This could be evidence that it is a possibility” he acknowledges.

« A slight pole shift or displacement of the axis of rotation of the Earth in historical times is possibly the only rational explanation that comes to mind but we definitely need more research done before we jump to any conclusion.”

What I find so incredible here is that the final two paragraphs are being advanced by Cambridge University cartographer Christopher Adam, who also appears to be accepting of the hypothesis that has been bandied about in alternative research for decades as an explanation for the 16th century Turkish admiral’s map and its highly anomalous depiction of the coastline of Antarctica without ice. The topic of axial rotational shift and even crustal displacement was first advanced by science teacher Charles Hapgood who made an extensive study of the Piri Reis map in his classic study, Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings. Hapgood subsequently wrote a book about his theory of crustal displacement, with a foreword by none other than Dr. Albert Einstein. Let it also be noted, as I pointed out in my book The Financial Vipers of Venice, that in the marginalia of the Piri Reis map, the Turkish admiral also states that Christopher Columbus had mediaeval maps of the new world, and undertook a secret journey to the New World prior to his famous “voyage of discovery” in 1492, but that’s another story.

What’s intriguing of course is to contemplate when such an event might have occurred, and my high octane intuition suggests that this might have been concurrent with some ancient catastrophe, such as blowing up a planet in a war, the shock waves of which might have concussed the Earth, tipping it slightly, and burying an entire continent under lots of water which froze. And let’s remember, in Plato’s accounting of the Atlantis myth, the “lost continent” was known for its warlike ways.

So if this is human habitation, it certainly would be a significant enough discovery to call forth the attentions of US Secretaries of State, Patriarchs of Moscow, Baltic Sea Fleets, and Apollo 11 moon astronauts, for it would be an attestation of the truthfulness – in some degree – of the Atlantis myth. Recall however, that in that myth, it is strongly suggested that Atlantis was possessed of “technologies of war” that would be of interest as well, which might rationalize the attentions of American Admirals, Nazi Party Reichsleiters and the founder of the Luftwaffe. The problem there of course, is whether they knew of such things, and if so, how, since it is buried under lots of ice, and radar tomography from satellites did not develop until after World War Two.

So if it’s a human(or other) habitation, how does one investigate? Well, one way, of course, is to drill down through the ice and carefully excavate a subterranean chamber for conventional archaeological study.

And the other way, of course, is simply to melt the ice, while calling it “climate change.”

See you on the flip side..

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Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and “strange stuff”. His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into “alternative history and science”.

Australia Recalls All Ambassadors (Temporarily)

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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 16, 2017

Mr. R.A., a regular reader here, share this story, and it’s significant enough I need to talk about it. Australia’s Foreign Minister, Ms. Julie Bishop, has recalled all Australian Ambassadors to that country – temporarily it is to be stressed – for a conference in Australia of all senior Australian diplomats for a foreign policy “reset”, or, at least, that’s what were being told according to this article by Amy Remeikis in The Sydney Morning Herald:

All Australian ambassadors to temporarily return home to help shape foreign policy reset

There’s the usual “all is well” explanation, including, of course, the obligatory remarks about how all this is being brought about by the Trump Administration and Mr. Trump’s prior remarks about NATO, redoing security and trade deals like TPP, and the growing China problem in the South China Sea. One hundred and thirteen high diplomatic officials will meet with Prime Minister Turnbull in Canberra:

In an Australian-first step, 113 heads of mission – which includes the nation’s ambassadors, high commissioners and consuls-general – will return for three days next month, as the government looks to reset how Australia navigates its foreign, trade and development policies on the global stage.

Every head of mission, with the exception of a few whose terms are about to expire, will meet in Canberra for a two-day meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Ms Bishop and Trade Minister Steven Ciobo, as well as a representative from Labor, to contribute to the long-awaited Foreign Policy White Paper, due to be delivered later this year.

Doubtless, all this is true: Australia will need to craft a security and trade strategy for the near-to-mid-term future. But then there’s this little bit of additional “explanation”:

While other G20 nations, including the United States, Britain, China and Germany have established annual meetings of their diplomatic corps, Australia has traditionally held international meetings, flying Canberra-based staff to designated regional meeting points.

That approach has drawn criticism, most recently over a trip 23 DFAT staff made to Paris in September last year for a conference on saving money that subsequently cost taxpayers $215,000.

Meetings usually held overseas have now been cancelled, saving about $400,000, which has been reallocated to the heads of mission meeting.

In other words, we have a “nothing to see here, move along” explanation; it’s all being done to save taxpayer money.

However, I cannot help but agree with the thoughts Mr. R.A. expressed in his email to me, and indulge and expand upon them in the high octane speculation of the day, for the implications of such a behind-closed-doors meeting of all Australian senior diplomats, face-to-face, means also that one is not subject to electronic communications, and to the prospects of penetration via hacking or other means of electronic eavesdropping. If one wants to communicate serious information in as secure a manner as possible, and formulate some sort of response to it, this would be the means of doing so.

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Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and “strange stuff”. His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into “alternative history and science”.

Here’s One For The 3-D Printing Scrapbook

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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 11, 2017

It has been a while since I’ve updated the 3d-printing scrapbook on this site, but not for want of stories about it. In fact, as we will discover this week, there is big news on this front, beginning with today’s story, which several readers here noticed and shared. Now, you may be wondering why I’ve put this story under the category of the “transhumanist scrapbook,” but we’ll get to that in a moment, for it has to do with today’s high octane speculation. 3-d printed structures have already been built in China, so what’s the fuss here? Here’s one version of this story that appeared at Zero Hedge:

This House Was 3D-Printed In Under 24 Hours At A Cost Of Just $10,000

OK… the “house” is not exactly a nice looking modern American middle class brick home with faux Tudor turrets and windows, but then again, those homes now cost as much as three-or-four modern overpriced automobiles that can be remote controlled and sent into trees if you or your family step out of line.   Ahhh… progress!

This cozy little place was only a little over $10,000, and that means, considerably less money than a new car, and unlike other structures made from “additive manufacturing,” this one was not printed elsewhere and assembled on the spot, but printed right on the spot.  With a little extra money, I’m sure a basement could have been dug out and a basement printed as well for those requiring shelter during tornado season in Russia (remember,  they get them too).

But just allow your mind to wander a bit, and speculate on all the implications: suppose they perfect all this and can print your modern American middle class brick home with faux Tudor turrets and windows… at a fraction of the cost (that is to say, for the price of just one – not several – of the modern over-priced automobiles that can be remote controlled and sent into trees if you or your family step out of line). What’s brought down the cost? Once again, it’s labor productivity that has been drastically reduced.  Now let your imagination really go: imagine printing roads with the process. Indeed, why have humans driving the equipment that digs the roadbeds at all? This can be done with automatically controlled vehicles. Another robot printer can print the frames for the concrete pouring, and another can then pour the concrete. Few, or no, humans needed. Cost of making or even repairing and maintaining the road? Drastically reduced. Why? Labor productivity has once again declined, dramatically.

Speculate further: if it is simple houses today, why not high-rises? As the article states, apartment buildings have already been constructed in China using parts printed by 3-d printing. But now imagine doing it on the spot – as with this little house – and today’s erection cranes give way to tomorrow’s 3-d printing modules, and high rises could conceivably go up not in a matter of weeks, but possibly just days. And again, at a fraction of the cost. Why? Once again, because of the decline of the costs of labor productivity.

And of course, there is the application of the same technology for space purposes; already NASA and other space agencies are looking at the process not only for printing spare parts in space for simple repairs, but looking much farther ahead to the possibilities of using the process to construct permanent human habitation and working spaces off-world. And the black projects world has a wonderful new technology to play with in their underground bases and tunnels, a boon not only to the elimination of labor productivity and maintenance costs, but, as human labor production requirements fall, so do the security risks as fewer people are “in the know.” As I’ve stated before, I strongly suspect that additive manufacturing comes out of the black world, since the process has been around for a long time(decades, if one really digs into it), and it probably much more advanced in that black projects world than is evident in the public one. (And here’s a thought to ponder, why in the past few years has 3-d printing been being “driven” into the public consciousness by stories such as these?)

So why belabor all of this? Because again traditional economic models of analysis will have to be drastically revised. Typically, housing is one area that has been looked at as an indicator of the economy’s health and the employment market. When houses are built, people are spending, and people are employed building them. But with the progress and advances in the additive manufacturing process and the low cost of building a house manufactured on the spot, more people who cannot now build or afford a home will be able to do so. Thus, a housing market can expand, without the hitherto typical expansion of employment. Hence, for those making such models and emphasizing the need to shift back to a production economy, a problem is posed: how does one increase production when labor productivity is falling due to technological progress? What does one do with the decrease of jobs once filled by humans?

As I’ve argued before, there must be a dramatic increase in human productivity.

See you on the flip side…

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Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and “strange stuff”. His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into “alternative history and science”.

Robots With Human Skin…And Oh, Look, A 3-D Printer That Can Do…

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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 12, 2017

Yesterday, you’ll recall, I blogged about a little house that was built in Russia, on the spot, using 3-d printing or “additive manufacturing,” for a little over $10,000. And in recent years we’ve also occasionally covered stories about the use of the technology to print various biological components: organs and so on.

Well, many readers of this website noticed a significant story that was reported just this past January, of the latest application of the technology to “print” human organs, in this case, skin:

Spanish scientists create 3D bioprinter which can print functional human skin

Now, there’s a disturbing passage here:

It may be the biggest human organ, but it’s about to become a lot less finite.

That’s because scientists in Spain have developed a prototype for a 3D bioprinter that is capable of producing totally functional human skin.

The skin can be used for research purposes, testing cosmetics and other chemical-based products, and for transplanting onto human patients.

“(It) can be transplanted to patients or used in business settings to test chemical products, cosmetics or pharmaceutical products in quantities and with timetables and prices that are compatible with these uses,” said José Luis Jorcano, one of the researchers behind the project. (Emphasis added)

Note the now-familiar tactic whenever such technologies are being advanced and “sold” to the public, the good old  “think of the health benefits” argument. Well, true enough, such skin would be a convenient test bed for testing pharmaceutical products and cosmetics, and this is sure to have the animal rights’ advocacy community’s attention, for currently, as is well known, animals are use as test subjects for cosmetic products and so on, and as a result, suffer. Getting rid of that would be good. However, it does not take a great leap of the imagination nor much “high octane speculation” to realize that such printed organs could also be convenient test beds for other purposes, such as the testing of skin-absorbed bio-weapons, and so on.

However, my real concern today is the connection between this story and the following story that many people also shared:

Get ready for robots with human flesh

And in case you missed that important paragraph, here it is:

Two University of Oxford biomedical researchers are calling for robots to be built with real human tissue, and they say the technology is there if we only choose to develop it. Writing in Science Robotics, Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and Andrew Carr argue that humanoid robots could be the exact tool we need to create muscle and tendon grafts that actually work.(Italicized emphasis added).

Now ponder that statement in connection with the first article, for if it is now possible to 3-d print human skin, then the possibility of 3-d printing specific human musculature is not far behind, and with that, the “human looking robot.” Forget about the humanoid robots of I, Robot of Isaac Asimov’s celebrated sci-fi classic or the movie with Will Smith, or C3PO of the Star Wars series with its definitely mechanical robots and “droids”. In effect, the robots would increasingly look human, more like the “androids” of the Alien series of movies.

And since we were talking yesterday about the decline of labor productivity, why even bother hiring expensive actors (like Will Smith) at all, when one could design a robot with a certain “look”? Why hire expensive performers for a rock band or symphony orchestra when one could simply create a whole orchestra of robots, which, incidentally, wouldn’t make “mistakes”?

Asimov foresaw it all in I, Robot, and one can only hope that the same people who are pushing the “androidization” of human society will also be giving some thought to the three fundamental rules of robotics that Asimov also wrote about.

And it’s worth mentioning that things didn’t go so smoothly, in spite of the best of intentions and the three rules of robotics, in Asimov’s “fiction,” which, unfortunately, looks more like it is becoming science fact.

See you on the flip side…

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Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and “strange stuff”. His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into “alternative history and science”.

Space X To Fly Two Around Moon

The Moon sets behind trees. File photo
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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 9, 2017

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s been a lot of “space-related” news in my high octane speculations this past week, and today is no different. Mr. P.K. and many others shared this story, which I find intriguing for a number of reasons, not the least being my recent two part blog earlier this week about BREXIT, Commonwealth revivification, and the United Kingdom’s plans to build a space port to test health effects of low or zero gravity (at least, that was the cover story, though after years of the operation of the International Space station, many of these effects are already known).

But there’s another aspect to this emerging “project,” for that’s what we have to call it, and that is this story:

SpaceX to fly two tourists around Moon in 2018

Note the opening paragraphs:

US private rocket company SpaceX has announced that two private citizens have paid to be sent around the Moon.

The mission is planned for late 2018, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said, adding that the tourists “have already paid a significant deposit”.

“This presents an opportunity for humans to return to deep space for the first time in 45 years,” he said.

The two unnamed people will fly aboard a spaceship which is set for its first unmanned test flight later this year.

Mr Musk said the co-operation of America’s Nasa space agency had made the plan possible.

He said the two passengers “will travel faster and further into the solar system than any before them”.

Mr Musk declined to reveal their identities, only saying that they knew each other and that “it’s nobody from Hollywood”.

As the BBC observes later in the article, this is an aggressive schedule.

But the purpose is not, to be sure, simply to provide a stunt. This is a crucial test of the viability of the commercialization of space and of private companies to provide safe transportation of humans, and to minimize risk. Even should the plan fail – and we certainly hope not as lives are at stake – there will be another attempt, and another, until the process and technology are made secure.

OK… that much is obvious. But where’s the high octane (or in this case, truly orbital and interplanetary) speculation here? I strongly suspect that there is much more going on  – in between the lines – here than meets the eye. Mr. Musk is, of course, from South Africa, which has in its turn strong ties to Great Britain and indeed to the British Commonwealth. And as I’ve argued previously this week, Britain’s plans to revivify the Commonwealth, including even “associate membership” for the USA, needs a project, and as I argued, the UK’s space plans are ambitious; space is Britain’s Commonwealth project.

And we have the same players, more or less, limned out here: the USA, in the form of NASA’s cooperation with Mr. Musk’s orbit-humans-around-the-Moon project, Mr. Musk, private businessman from South Africa.

It will be interesting, in other words, to see what country or countries Mr. Musks lunar passengers are from.  The United Kingdom, anyone?

See you on the flip side..

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Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and “strange stuff”. His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into “alternative history and science”.

That Metallic Hydrogen Has Disappeared: Catastrophic Failure Of…

cosmic war
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Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D.
March 8, 2017

A few days ago I blogged about an important story involving the creation of the metallic form of hydrogen by scientists at Harvard for the first time in human history. It is, as the following article shared by Ms. C. states, a goal that scientists have been pursuing for over 80 years. But now, as the following article also states, the sample – just a few microns in size, has now disappeared. But what caught my eye was the manner of its disappearance, which as you might imagine, has fueled today’s high orbital speculation:

Scientific breakthrough lost? Unique metallic hydrogen sample disappears

Here’s the exact description of the catastrophic failure that led to the depressurization of the “diamond vice” that created the pressures to produce the metallic form of hydrogen:

However, Science Alert reports that the sample has disappeared, much to the dismay of experts. The sample was stored at temperatures around -316 degrees Fahrenheit, the report said, noting that the metallic hydrogen was kept at high pressure between two diamonds in a vice-like device.

Isaac Silvera, Harvard’s Thomas D. Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences, who led the research, told Fox News that scientists were preparing to transport the sample to Argonne National Laboratory to determine its structure by X-ray analysis. “Before transporting we decided to use our apparatus and remeasure the pressure to see if it had changed,” he explained, via email, adding that a very low power laser beam was shone onto the sample through the diamonds. “We heard a noise and the diamonds had catastrophically failed.”

When the scientists opened the diamond anvil cell they discovered that one diamond was badly cracked and the other was pulverized into a fine powder. “The gasket confining the sample of metallic hydrogen was damaged and we could not find any residual of the sample (which was very small, about 10 microns in diameter),” explained Silvera. “We did not determine if it is metastable; it might have survived the shock or it might have transformed to molecular hydrogen.”  (Emphasis added)

So we have:

1) Very cold temperatures (necessary, one can imagine, to maintain the conditions to create and sustain the metallic form of hydrogen);

2) the sample was stored between two diamonds which were in “a vice-like device”, i.e., under extreme pressure, and therefore, under extreme stress;

3) the diamonds were then further stressed by a low-power laser beam, resulting in

4) one diamond being cracked and

5) the other being reduced to a fine powder.

And, with the failure of the high-pressure “vice grip” on the hydrogen, it disappeared, and we may assume, as the article indicates, it may have transformed or resumed its molecular gaseous form (which in my view is likely, though it is just remotely conceivable that under these conditions it might have fused, in which case there would be minor trace elements from that reaction that could have been detected. Why? Because the hydrogen is already under high pressure stress in order to create its metallic form, which, under the further stress of the laser, might have initiated that reaction, releasing enormous amounts of energy from its tiny micron-sized sample, enough, in fact, to crack one, and pulverize another, diamond. In short, we could be looking at one of three possible things: (1) a reaction coming from the diamonds themselves under immense pressure stress and electromagnetic pulsing from the laser (perhaps thus a resonance effect), or (2) a possible fusion reaction from the metallic hydrogen itself under the laser pulse, or (3) some combination of both.

Of course, all of this is high octane speculation based on what information the article gives. But if any one of these three things is even remotely suspected, I suspect that scientists will be giving close – and highly classified – attention, and not simply for the importance of creating metallic hydrogen, but rather, because of this propitious accident (if accident it really was).

Why?

Recall that the former Naval Observatory Astronomer and Astrophysicist Dr. Tom van Flandern revived the 19th century theory that the asteroid belt was an exploded planet. In his book, which I reviewed in my book The Cosmic War, he proposed a number of methods that could account for the spontaneous explosion of a planet. One of them was a “containment mechanism” at the core of the planet that contained anti-matter. But now, shift the focus a bit and imagine enough metallic hydrogen contained under the immense pressures in the core of a planet, which, incidentally, is the same process scientists believe transforms ordinary carbon into diamonds. All one would have to do to explode the planet would, perhaps, be a sudden “catastrophic failure” of the containment mechanism. Simply stress the core containment mechanism to the point it cannot damp the stress, it fails, and… well… ka-boom.

It would be akin to pricking the surface of a balloon filled with air to maximum extent with a needle.

See you on the flip side…

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About Joseph P. Farrell

Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and “strange stuff”. His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into “alternative history and science”.