21st Century
Spring 2000   Vol. 13, No. 1

Does Time Really Precede Existence?
A Reflection on Prigoginism

Dino De Paoli

The distinguishing characteristic of life can best be seen in man’s unique capability to create a culture that fosters the continuing creative breakthroughs necessary for moving civilization forward. It cannot be understood from the lower standpoint of physical processes.

A Note on Nonlinearity
Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Growing Evidence of Planets Beyond Our Solar System
Marsha Freeman
The discovery of 28 probable extrasolar planets, over the past five years, has thrown conventional theories of planet formation into turmoil.

Interview with Prof. Vladimir Voeikov
A Russian Biologist Comments on
What Distinguishes Living Systems

A leading researcher discusses the breaking frontiers of biophysics presented at the Second International A.G. Gurwitsch Conference, held in Moscow in September 1999.

Develop the Amazon!
Brazilian Senator Asks: ‘Why Should Brazilians Go Hungry to Please the Queen of England?’

South Africa Plans to Mass Produce
Pebble-Bed HTR Nuclear Reactors
Jonathan Tennenbaum

Promising Cancer Vaccines Move from Lab to Clinic
Colin Lowry

Clinton Ups Budgets for Science, Space
Marsha Freeman

1999 INDEX
Subject, Author


Time . . . and Philosophical Illiteracy
Laurence Hecht


Discovery of Hydrogen in Space Explains Dark Matter and Redshift
Paul Marmet

U.S. Uranium Enrichment Privatized to Death?
Richard Freeman


Krimsky’s Kaos: The Hormonal Bias of a Bioethicist
A review by Dr. Stephen H. Safe of Hormonal Chaos by Sheldon Krimsky

Is There Life on Mars? The Quest Continues
A review by Marsha Freeman of The Search for Life on Mars: Proceedings of the 1st UK Conference,Julian Hiscox, Ed. and of The Search for Life on Mars by Malcolm Walter

Looking Through the Technology of Glass
A review by Elisabeth Pascali of Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics: The Story of the Substance That Changed the World by William S. Ellis

Sloppy Presentation of Space Science
A review by Marsha Freeman of five videos for children by produced by Schlessinger Media

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three bodies
Prigogine’s diagram of three hard bodies colliding. Larger view
How many planetary systems are out there? Here, a Hubble telescope image of clusters of infant stars that formed in the arms of the barred-spiral galaxy NGC 4314.
Source: Space Telescope Science Institute/NASA
Kirlian effect
The Kirlian Effect: Patients with cancer have different emission patterns detectable at their finger tips, a phenomenon that in inital research in Georgia was used to diagnose cancer with a 95 percent accuracy rate, as reported at the Gurwitsch conference discussed in the interview with Vladimir Voeikov.
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