Archive for the ‘Scientists Comment on Paranormal’ Category

Notice from Yale University

Monday, June 22nd, 2009 Posted in Scientists Comment on Paranormal | No Comments »

I plan to write a post about the Parapsychology Laboratory Records at the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, and the fact that there is still so much there that is untapped. I couldn't read it ...

Freeman Dyson

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 Posted in Scientists Comment on Paranormal | No Comments »

"If one believes, as I do, that ESP exists but is scientifically untestable, one must believe that the scope of science is limited." - Freeman Dyson, in a Foreword to Extraordinary Knowing: Science, Skepticism, and the Inexplicable Powers of the ...

Carl Sagan

Friday, April 24th, 2009 Posted in Scientists Comment on Paranormal | No Comments »

From Carl Sagan's book Demon-Haunted World: "... there are three claims in the ESP field which, in my opinion, deserve serious study: (1) that by thought alone humans can (barely) affect random number generators in computers; (2) that people under mild sensory deprivation can receive ...

Michio Kaku

Monday, March 16th, 2009 Posted in Scientists Comment on Paranormal | No Comments »

I've been collecting quotes I like. This one comes from theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, and I got it from his book Physics of the Impossible.  He puts telepathy and psychokinesis in the category of things he describes as:  “impossible ...

Warren Weaver

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Scientists Comment on Paranormal | 1 Comment »

One of my favorite statements about the experiments of the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory came from Warren Weaver. He was a famous scientist and mathematician and the Vice President of the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research at the time. ...