Fundamental Science And The Big Machine
My Interview With Lisa Randall
In your new book, Knocking On Heaven’s Door, you have interwoven two projects: describing the awe-inspiring details of the Large Hadron Collider, while simultaneously leading a conversation about the importance of science. Why did you decide to write about these two topics together?
Mindfulness For Children #1: Friendly Wishes
Some of you have asked me to share more of my work with InnerKids, so have posted a few of my guided visualization podcasts for children.
Mindful awareness exercises help children develop concentration and self-awareness. The exercises I have chosen to share are called “Friendly Wishes”, and they focus specifically on developing compassion, in addition to concentration and awareness. They are designed for children ages 6-10.
Mindfulness For Children: Friendly Wishes
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How Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Patients Face Death
NYT Magazine Article
My latest editing project, Free Will, is out and in bookstores today!
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Lisa Randall on Charlie Rose
Lisa Randall is interviewed about recent discoveries regarding the Higgs Boson
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My latest editing project, Brain Bugs, is out and in bookstores today!
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These are great secular meditation practices for beginners. Start with #10!
UCLA Mindfulness Meditation, By Diana Winston
Why I Stopped Taking Vitamins
In 2007, I stopped taking vitamins after hearing Larry Norton speak at the Aspen Ideas Festival. He fielded a fascinating Q&A, and his answer to the first question completely changed the way I think about the immune system and vitamins. FYI: Men are 11 times more likely to develop an aggressive prostate cancer if they take a daily multiple vitamin.
For those of you short on time, the most interesting stuff is in response to the first question at 12:50 in the audio:
Aspen Ideas Festival: Larry Norton
Click here to read my update to this post on January 10, 2013