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Infinity is a new entertaining and engaging, high quality feature documentary film series, exploring one of the most significant unanswered questions of our time ‘Does infinity exist?’ Conversations with leading thinkers from multiple disciplines reveal the latest in scientific research and a broad range of perspectives and insights.

Infinity is a film of great beauty and scientific substance but is also very much about the human perspective of infinity. Conversations with scientists, philosophers, religious leaders, artists and more are merged into a filmic narrative with a powerful soundtrack and stunning visuals. If infinity exists, then it implies that the big bang is an incomplete theory and we have to look towards the multi verse theory as the most likely scenario. What does infinity mean for our spiritual existence and continuation of life on earth and beyond?


Please visit https://vimeo.com/ondemand/infinitydocumentary to watch the trailer or order the documentary.

In the last few years I have participated in a number of documentary projects. The details of some of these are below.

How to Build a Time Machine

Horizon

2018 Episode 3 of 15

Time travel is not forbidden by the laws of nature, but to build a time machine, we would need to understand more about those laws and how to subvert them than we do now. And every day, science does learn more. In this film Horizon meets the scientists working on the cutting edge of discovery - men and women who may discover how to build wormholes, manipulate entangled photons or build fully functioning time crystals. In short, these scientists may enable an engineer of the future to do what we have so far been only able to imagine - to build a machine that allows us travel back and forward in time at the touch of a button. It could be you! Science fiction? Watch this space.


To watch the episode go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bb33ht





How To Build A Time Machine

ABC Catalyst

Time travel is not forbidden by the laws of nature but to build a time machine, we need to understand more about those laws and how to subvert them.

Dr Graham Phillips showcases the scientists working on the cutting edge of discovery - the men and women who may learn to build wormholes, manipulate entangled photons or send information back in time, by warping space-time.


To watch the episode go to

https://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/how-to-build-a-time-machine/11017368

A live-streamed interview for Catalyst, and what time is, and whether we can manipulate it.


https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience/videos/449264215482537/?hc_ref=ARQSCmpog9ZRJXLlF-LkbIKIfETTakcArGDeoCNLfDIoIsuxWy--Kv3hgQVAYA7UFDo

Magazine Articles

This article by Stephen A Russell on  Netflix’s Russian Doll and Happy Death Day 2U includes an interview with me on time travel.  For the full article go to:  https://thenewdaily.com.au/entertainment/tv/2019/02/15/netflix-russian-doll/


In this interview I talk about the philosophy of time, and answer Answers questions such as, do objects change through out time? What the world be like if there was no time? Do you think time travel will ever be possible?


To download the full interview go to:   https://www.3cr.org.au/radicalphilosophy/podcast/radical-philosophy-30102014

You would think that there are three things you could bank on when it comes to time: it’s real, it flows forward, and the present is now. Think again: as physicists fumble to map a macro image of the universe onto a micro picture of quantum activity the everyday notion of time is fading out of view. So, what do we do with our brute intuitions when the best models tell us that time is a non-starter? Jonathan Tallant, myself, and Elay Schech talk to David Rutledge on the ABC.


For the full interview go to:
https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone/the-three-things-you-should-know-about-time/8817626

An ancient feud has re-emerged. Over two millennia ago Heraclitus declared that all is flowing: you can’t step in the same river twice. Parmenides, on the other hand, thought that time is an illusion and all is fixed and permanent. He would fare well in the modern age where spacetime has won the intellectual day. Or has it? A new challenge is reigniting the Heraclitian view of the cosmos, and attempting to put the seconds, minutes and hours back into the arrow of time. In this interview I talk to David Rutledge.


For the full interview go to: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone/the-new-great-time-war/4984724

Your birth is out there in space-time. Your death, too, is in space-time. Every moment of your life is out there, somewhere, in space-time.

So says the block universe model of our world.

According to the block universe theory, the universe is a giant block of all the things that ever happen at any time and at any place. On this view, the past, present and future all exist — and are equally real.


How can this be?


To read the full article go to: https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-09-02/block-universe-theory-time-past-present-future-travel/10178386



This article, in the Philosopher’sMagazine, considers the issue of whether we can change the past, and in particular, whether the past is unlike the future in this regard.


For the full article go to:

https://www.philosophersmag.com/essays/166-sorry-time-travellers-you-can-t-change-the-past

I also have a series of articles in Psychology Today, which can be accessed at the following links:


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201011/free-choices-and-our-future-selves


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201012/what-s-the-link-between-eugenics-and-euthanasia


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201012/good-death-the-curious-status-arguments-in-the-debate-about-euthanasia


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201011/free-choice-and-our-future-selves-part-2


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201012/the-psychology-time-traveller-i


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201012/how-tarnish-view


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201104/chatting-your-younger-self


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201101/the-totalitarian-i


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201202/our-personal-nature


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201203/being-obnoxious-apologies-in-advance


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201203/art-s-sake-the-ethics-the-tattooed-pig


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201203/the-right-the-wrong-and-the-disgusting


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201204/time-and-change


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201204/food-fads-and-fish-eating-nemo


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201204/no-time-plan


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201202/killing-grandpa-how-make-decisions-in-the-past


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/date-socrates/201012/ethics-in-the-corporate-world

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