Nemati describes how the instrument his company is building for the telescope is designed to aid in the search for earth-like planets beyond our solar system.
The singularity in question isn’t the supposed future singularity imagined by transhumanists, but the singularity at the foundation of the Big Bang.
The scorpion can detect tiny vibrations, of order 1 Angstrom (the size of a hydrogen atom) in amplitude, that emanate from its prey.
Born and raised in Iran, Nemati moved to the United States shortly before the Iranian revolution, and became an atheist in college.
If the universe and everything in it are the result of a mind, then we are not unintended accidents of nature.