The incredible story of a scientist who survived gulags, fighting to change his country and physics.
- Physicist Yuri Orlov fought for human rights during the Cold War.
- He was arrested by the KGB and exiled to Siberia.
- Orlov's story can inspire scientists to fight for their beliefs.
Famously unusual case studies that perplexed psychologists.
- Psychologists are faced with many patient mysteries.
- The cases reveal the complexity of humans.
- Neurologist Oliver Sacks wrote about a number of very strange cases.
Famous physicists like Richard Feynman think 137 holds the answers to the Universe.
- The fine structure constant has mystified scientists since the 1800s.
- The number 1/137 might hold the clues to the Grand Unified Theory.
- Relativity, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics are unified by the number.
Future or extraterrestrial civilizations could create megastructures the size of a solar system.
- Advanced civilizations are likely to create megastructures to harness the energy of the stars.
- These megastructures could be nested, creating "Matrioshka Brains" – the Universe's most powerful supercomputers.
- Matrioshka Brains could be used to simulate reality and remake the Universe.
Paul is a writer and filmmaker. His award-winning films like "Moses on the Mesa" have played at film festivals around the world. Recently, he finished directing "The Caveman of Atomic City" - a feature documentary about a unique philosopher who lived in a cave on the territory of the Los Alamos National Lab, the birthplace of nuclear weapons. Paul is currently working on a collection of science fiction stories and as well as preparing to shoot his first narrative feature. Paul writes about transformative scientific research, history, futurism, philosophy and current events. You can follow his work at paulratnerimagines.com, on Instagram, Facebook and on Twitter. Paul also curates the "Moses on the Mesa" facebook page, which is one of the premier online resources for rare historical images of Native Americans.