Thursday, May 2, 2013

Philosophy Wire: Cosmic Memory...

15883_neuronbrain--rgov-800widthPhilosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-05-02]:

Squeeze a piece of silicone and it quickly returns to its original shape, as squishy as ever. But scientists at Rice University have discovered that the liquid crystal phase of silicone becomes 90 percent stiffer when silicone is gently and repeatedly compressed. [science news]

Materials could have memory.

Humans have memory.

Memory is the main brain characteristic that eludes all explanations.

We still do not know where it resides.

Could it be that this is THE most important trait of the cosmos?
Try to remember...


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