Seeing light in a new light.


From Eurekalert.org: Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter Harvard and MIT scientists are challenging the conventional wisdom about light, and they didn’t need to go to a galaxy far, far away to do it. Working with colleagues at the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms, a group led by Harvard Professor of Physics Mikhail Lukin and MIT Professor […]

Yggdrasil, the World Tree.


From thinkquest.org: Norse mythology revolves around an ever green ash tree of prodigious dimensions, on which the universe is supported, Yggdrasil. It is the axis of the world, the mighty ash, the giver of life and immortality, though there is no myth which described the creation of Yggdrasil. Yggdrasil probably means Horse of Ygg, one […]

Of Fate and Fancies.


A languid druid song, written in dew drops on a spider’s dawny web, fills this valley with hope and tears of overflowing. Tendrils of a life vine, anchored in oak’s breast, connect these flighty seedlings, and drawn to fate’s old flame, they drown in glowing fog. Bourne on a spring sigh, the fused sparks settle […]

Russian scientist photographs the soul leaving the body at death.


From Esoteric online: The timing of astral disembodiment in which the spirit leaves the body has been captured by Russian scientist Konstantin Korotkov, who photographed a person at the moment of his death with a bioelectrographic camera. The image taken using the gas discharge visualization method, an advanced technique of Kirlian photography shows in blue the […]