Las Vegas real estate mogul and chief executive of the Bigelow Aerospace space station module, Robert Bigelow, is offering a prize of up to a million dollars to three people who can answer a single question that concerns you, although there are certain requirements that must be met.
Bigelow, a 75-year-old billionaire who made his fortune in the real estate market, runs a hotel and aerospace business. From an early age, the magnate maintained a restless interest in “anomalous events”, he collects The New York Times.
The billionaire recently founded the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies to advance research into what exists beyond the borders of death.
Bigelow, a 75-year-old billionaire who made his fortune in the real estate market, runs a hotel and aerospace business (Bigelow website).
On this occasion, Bigelow’s financial contribution is related to the investigation of the life after death.
His new project is inspired in part by the death of his wife, Diane Mona Bigelow, who passed away in February of last year from bone marrow disease and leukemia. Although his interest in consciousness began after your son Rod Lee committed suicide in 1992 and his son, his grandson, also took his life years later.
The millionaire wants to know if the “possibility of survival of human consciousness beyond bodily death”.
The millionaire wants to know if there is a “possibility of survival of human consciousness beyond bodily death.”
For scientists trained in the field of neurology and psychology, it is possible to present a 25,000-word thesis on the subject until 1 August. A panel of judges made up of experts will choose the winner and it will be announced on November 1. The first place will receive $ 500,000, the second 300,000 and the third 150,000.
Bigelow told the Times in an interview that was inspired in part by George Anderson’s readings. The tycoon believes that consciousness survives the death of the physical body. “I am personally totally convinced of it,” Bigelow told the Times.