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Scientist says he can prove that there is no afterlife

It seems there’s no point in wondering what awaits us when we pass away because there is definitely nothing.

At least, that’s the opinion of Dr Sean Carroll, a cosmologist and physics professor at the California Institute of Technology. Dr Carroll believes there is no afterlife and that we should move on with our lives on this earthly plane.

According to the Express, Dr Carroll states that “the laws of physics underlying everyday life are completely understood.”

Dr Carroll explains that for there to be an afterlife, consciousness would need to be entirely separated from our physical body. But instead of an everlasting soul, consciousness appears to be essentially composed of a series of atoms and electrons.

“Claims that some form of consciousness persists after our bodies die and decay into their constituent atoms face one huge, insuperable obstacle,” he says.

“The laws of physics underlying everyday life are completely understood. And there’s no way within those laws to allow for the information stored in our brains to persist after we die.”

Testing for the existence of the afterlife is something that scientists have tried before, and Dr Carroll points to The Quantum Field Theory (QFT).

Basically, QFT dictates that there is one field in the universe for each type of particle: one for all the photons, another for electrons and one for every other type of particle.

If there was some sort of afterlife, quantum tests would reveal ‘spirit particles’ and ‘spirit forces’. According to Dr Carroll, quantum tests have never been able to reveal these particles and forces.

But don’t lose all hope of reuniting with loved ones – or any other manifestation of the afterlife – because after all, this is only the opinion of one scientist.

If you imagine your afterlife to be you rolling around in chicken nuggets, then you believe in that!

Via Indy100

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    Corinne

    Monday 27 November 2017

    This is the opinion of an ignorant man. Dr Eden Alexander, scientist who did not believe in after life had a NDE and, like thousands more NDE experiencers, tell about their amazing journey out of their body while considered clinically dead. Youtube is full of these experiencers telling their story that have changed totally their vision about the meaning of incarnation on Earth.

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    K.f

    Monday 27 November 2017

    Dr. Carroll should know better than claiming facts when there is no scientific evidence showing ethier argument.

    Yes NDE exist but there hasn’t been enough studies with large enough participants to come to a firm conclusion.

    But on the other side where people claim that there was nothing, is also to small to come to a firm conclusion.

    I am not taking sides here I am just saying that the arogrance of Dr. Carroll is breathtaking, and he should be more careful when making such sweeping statements.

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    Justin

    Friday 30 March 2018

    This guy clearly doesnt do any Ned studies. Hes a joke

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