Julia Mossbridge

Julia Mossbridge

Northwestern University, California Institute of Integral Studies, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Focus@Will

Visiting Scholar, Associated Professor

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Published on Oct 10, 2019

Found a way to share a figure!

An addendum to yesterday's note -- the co-founder of Experiment.com, Cindy Wu, pointed out that one can upload figures through a creative commons license that requires anyone to ask my permission b...

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Published on Oct 09, 2019

Your friendly time-traveling photon update video!

Hello wonderful donors!I talked over email with the Experiment.com co-founder and it turns out I'm not the only one with pre-publishing sharing jitters. Soon I'll either create a brief Arxiv paper ...

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Published on Jul 31, 2019

Photons released in the future are indeed detected in the present...update!

Here's an update from the Future Photon experiment.More when I get a grip on the subtleties!

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Published on Jun 09, 2019

Things are progressing in interesting ways...is that vague or what?

Hi wonderful supporters of the Future Photon experiment!I am writing to let you know that I have run 600 runs of the experiment at the same four durations and have found interesting effects -- esse...

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Published on Apr 19, 2019

Automating a double-slit setup for data gathering - DONE! And it's so COOL!

Have you ever had a job that only an engineer could do and the only engineer you know is way over-qualified for the job? And yet -- you ask that engineer to help out and the engineer agrees, even t...

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Published on Apr 16, 2019

Got the double-slit setup calibrated and running!

Hello wonderful supporters!Yesterday we were supposed to get the double-slit setup calibrated, running, and automated. The first two worked, the second one had to be delayed for some extra machinin...

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Published on Apr 01, 2019

Semi-weekly Captain's Log:

Future Photon ExperimentApril 1st, 2019Experiment.com deposited our funding, so now I can pay off for the $9000+ worth of equipment that I put on my credit card.Stay tuned next week, when you'll se...

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Published on Mar 14, 2019

Happy Pi day...We did it...together!!

What day better than a science-themed day to get our experiment funded?Our team is grateful for every single donor who helped make the Future Photon experiments possible. Now, onto the work! Experi...

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Published on Mar 11, 2019

4 more days until the final funding deadline...

As you may already know, Experiment.com only releases funds when 100% of the budget is raised. Otherwise, no one is charged (yay!) but the experiment is not funded (boo!!!).This means we have about...

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Yes! I have to do some more experiments to understand the effect and then think on this -- but it's hard to think of alternative explanations until I really get the effect clear in my mind.
Aug 01, 2019
Are we catching photons traveling in time?
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Hi Jon! Yes indeedy DAT could have caused the results which is part of why we are automating the experiment. You must have precog'd this! Love, Julia
Mar 21, 2019
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Hi Neil, I saw all your comments and agree with them all -- especially two main points: 1) broadening our examination of nature to understand retrocausality could create a field of science that explains precognition as a matter of course, but not as its main end, and 2) "influence" on the present rather than "changing" anything is the way to think about any retrocausal future influence. Take care, Julia
Mar 16, 2019
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Hi Neil, I think there are a bunch of ideas about how QM could support precognition, but all of them are weak, because of course precognition is something that happens in very large systems (humans) with some kind of not-well-understood relationship with consciousness (which itself is not well understood). But I do know that some people who study precognition tend to read up on retrocausality, and the transactional interpretation and TSVF are interesting interpretations of QM that seem to support retrocausality, though there are arguments there too (like, whether what seems retrocausal is happening in spacetime or not). Anyway, it's all a mess, but that's the lay of the land as far as I am aware. Take care, Julia
Mar 15, 2019
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Thanks Patrizio! And thank you thank you thank you for all you do! You are a GREAT supporter! Love, Julia
Mar 15, 2019
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Hi Bert! It's funded! I'd love you to ship it to me if you're still offering it. I will ship it back when done. Please email me at jmossbridge@gmail.com to get my snail mail address. Thanks so much!!!! Julia
Mar 14, 2019
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Yay! Thanks Christina! Watch the lab notes to learn about how it goes!! love, Julia
Mar 14, 2019
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Thanks! So pleased!!!! Thanks for all your help and keep watching lab notes to learn about the progress of the experiment!!!
Mar 14, 2019
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Hi Roland, Yes they might I suppose -- to the extent that anyone's beliefs in any experiment they run might influence the results. Further, I suppose unconscious beliefs could influence the results. So I figure I'm looking for effects that can withstand all of that. And that can be replicated by others with different beliefs. Take care, Julia
Mar 13, 2019
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Yes, I have always been a huge fan of Bucky! And his domes. You're right that option would work too -- I am expecting many of the backers will think of that themselves, but I will hint at it too! Thanks for the doubling of your pledge!! That helps a lot. And yes, see you at SSE! Take care, Julia
Mar 12, 2019
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Thank you, Theresa! You are an inspiration!!! --Julia
Mar 12, 2019
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Thanks Jeff! I so appreciate you supporting the project. The best way to learn about it is to look at the first three lab notes! I'd love for you to spread the word. Thanks for being a part of the funding circle!!! Take care, Julia
Mar 06, 2019
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