Today’s ‘Galaxy’ Insight –“An ET Technology Beyond Matter?”

 

 

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"Are matter and information all there is? Five hundred years ago the very concept of a device manipulating information, or software, would have been incomprehensible. Might there be a still higher level, as yet outside all human experience, that organizes electrons? If so, this "third level" would never be manifest through observations made at the informational level, still less at the matter level. We should be open to the distinct possibility that advanced alien technology a billion years old may operate at the third, or perhaps even a fourth or fifth level -all of which are totally incomprehensible to the human mind at our current state of evolution in 2012."


Paul Davies, a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist, best-selling author of The Eerie Silence: Renewing Our Search for Alien Intelligence and Director of The Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University– a cosmic think tank that tackles the “big questions” of existence, ranging from the origin of the universe to the origin of life and the nature of time.

 

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