Robert Bigelow is a real estate entrepreneur in Las Vegas and current executive director of the module of the Bigelow Aerospace space station. This tycoon has transcended borders and reached all corners of the world after he became viral the prize it will offer to those who can answer a disturbing question. Pay attention, as there are certain requirements that have to be met.
As detailed by The New York Times This 76-year-old man, who knew how to make his fortune in the hotel business, always had an interest in ‘anomalous events’. Founded the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies, in order to promote investigations into what lies beyond death.
The tycoon wants you to get the answer as to whether the “Possibility of survival of human consciousness beyond bodily death”. His project is inspired, in part, by the death of his wife, Diane Mona Bigelow, who passed away in February last year after suffering from bone marrow disease and leukemia. Although his interest in conscience was born after his son Rod Lee committed suicide in 1992 and his son, that is, his grandson, will also take his life shortly after.
The competition organized by the also aerospace entrepreneur is intended for researchers who have a history of at least five years of study in fields such as neurology and psychology, and preferably have an affiliation with groups such as the Society for Psychical Research in Great Britain .
The thesis must have no less than 25 thousand words and must be sent before August 1, to be evaluated by a panel of specialists. The prizes will be $ 500,000, $ 300,000 and $ 150,000 for first, second and third place, and the winners will be announced on November 1.