Skeptic Check: There’re Baack!
Could you have had a past life? Is it possible that some part of you is the reincarnation of a person –“ or maybe an animal –“ that lived long ago?
We´ll hear the story of a young boy who started having nightmares about a plane crash. His parents thought he was the reincarnation of a downed, World War II fighter pilot. But his story might not fly.
Also … is there any biological basis for reincarnation? Animals that indulge in the big sleep.
Suspended animation is Hollywood´s favorite device for interstellar travel … But could we really put a dimmer switch on human metabolism? Learn how techniques for hitting the hold button for humans might be just around the corner.
- Cynthia Meyersburg –“ Research psychologist at Harvard University
- Tori Hoehler –“ Astrobiologist at the NASA Ames Research Center
- AndrÃ© Bormanis –“ Screenwriter, producer and former science consultant for "Star Trek"
- Matt Andrews –“ Biologist at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
- Phil Plait –“ Astronomer, and author of the Bad Astronomy blog at Discover Magazine
- Mark Roth –“ Biologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle