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Johann Grolle – Nobel Physicist Frank Wilczek: ‘The World is a Piece of Art’

Nobel Prize-winner Frank Wilczek talks to SPIEGEL about the universe’s extraordinary symmetry, the overlap between beauty and physics and why we may be on the verge of a bigger discovery than the Higgs particle. SPIEGEL: Professor Wilczek, Goethe once said one should hear a little music, read a little poetry and look at a beautiful picture every day so that worldly …

The shame of psychology

Thomas Scheff would like psychologists to talk about emotion — not simply to share feelings, but to advance science. According to the emeritus professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara, intuition could be the catalyst that enables psychology to progress in areas in which it has stagnated. His research, “Three Scandals in Psychology: The Need for a New Approach,” is …

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Solartopia Green Power And Wellness Hour – 05.26.15

OIL DISASTER IN SANTA BARBARA!!!

EARTHQUAKE & MELT-DOWN AT DIABLO NEXT?

We talk with BECCA CLAUSSEN and DR. JERRY BROWN of the World Business Academy in Santa Barbara about the latest catastrophe from King CONG (Coal, Oil, Nukes, Gas) as tens of thousands of gallons of oil spill onto pristine California beaches.

For years the region’s citizens fought off shore drilling there. Now, exactly what they predicted has happened—a pipeline company has spewed its crude all over the beaches and into the ocean, killing marine life and harming our planet with still more poisons.

Meanwhile, the company’s owners go scott-free.

At the same time new revelations about earthquake faults surrounding Diablo Canyon have upped the ante on those shaky reactors’ license. Amidst chaos and death, we grow ever closer to shutting that horrific power plant.

Listen how from these two great activists, as we struggle to save the eco-systems without which we cannot survive.

disturbing the land

DOES DISTURBING THE LAND BOOST HUMAN DISEASE?

Recent outbreaks of Ebola, SARS, and other zoonotic infectious diseases that transmit from animals to humans have made the relationship between human disease and environmental management an especially hot topic. In East Africa, community ecologist Hillary Young’s fieldwork has examined the direct impacts of human disturbance on landscape and wildlife, as well as a variety of factors affecting infectious disease risk. …