Wednesday, July 06, 2005

[[ZEITGEIST]] Some sci fi themes in current news stories
2001 crygenic astronautsCryogenics: in Austrialia reported that scientists have managed to 're-animate' dogs after several hours of clinical death by pumping a saline solution into their veins at a few degrees above zero. A less tabliod approach to the story can be found at

T.A.R.D.I.S Time Travel:
This from the BBC. Researchers speculate that time travel can occur within a kind of feedback loop where backwards movement is possible, but something is actually acting to prevent any backward movement from changing the present.

Star Trek Transporter Teleportation
Another from the BBC. Computer scientists in the US are developing a system which would allow people to "teleport" a solid 3D recreation of themselves over the internet.

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