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The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Twelve, The Zero Point Age Summary

Lynne McTaggart
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Chapter Twelve, The Zero Point Age Summary and Analysis

Sixty scientists from ten countries are gathered at the UK's University of Sussex in January 2001. Their challenge, no small matter, is to figure out how to fly 20 trillion miles into deep space. Most renowned among the group is sixty-year-old Dr. Hal Puthoff who had been trying to define the space between the stars for thirty years. One of the main purposes of the meeting is to find an alternative to fossil fuels which will be exhausted over the next 50 years. Not only does space flight need to be fueled but new energy must be found for transportation on earth. Possible solutions, though radical, have been pondered over the years—turning off gravity; controlling inertia; fusion and fission solutions; matter-anti-matter effects; and many more.

Even more outlandish, energy could be extracted from the great nothingness...

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