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Russell Targ

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Biography:

Russell Targ is a physicist and author who was a pioneer in the development of the laser and laser applications. He was also co-founder of the previously secret Stanford Research Institute's investigation into psychic abilities in the 1970s and 1980s. His work in this new area, called remote viewing, was published in Nature, The Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Russell did graduate work in physics at Columbia University, and is co-author of six books dealing with the scientific investigation of psychic abilities. In 1997, he retired from Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space Co. as a senior staff scientist. He now pursues ESP research in Palo Alto, California, and is also publishing special editions of classic books in psychical research.

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Birth of Remote Viewing/ Scientific Spirituality

Russell Targ discussed his forthcoming documentary Third Eye Spies. Followed by Nick Seneca Jankel on his mingling of science and spirituality. More »

Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returned to 9/7/99, when physicist and remote viewer Russell Targ talked about ESP and remote viewing, and Peter Davenport shared UFO reports. More »

Sacred Principles & USA/ History of Remote Viewing

In the first half, Stephen Dinan, the CEO of The Shift Network, discussed his plan for helping America grow beyond its current challenges and lead the world toward peace, sustainability, health, and prosperity by promoting a return to sacred principles. In the latter... More »

Remote Viewing/ Changelings

In the first half, writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed the early remote viewing program, including his work with the 'father of Remote Viewing,' the late Ingo Swann. "Ingo taught us about the whole idea of remote viewing," he said, recalling early experiments. ... More »

Remote Viewing Experiments

Writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed his involvement in creating the Remote Viewing program at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) during the Cold War, as well as various remote viewing applications and experiments. After two decades of research at SRI, they... More »

Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

Art Bell - Somewhere in Time returned to September 7, 1999, when physicist and remote viewer Russell Targ talked about ESP, remote viewing, and the power of the mind. More »

Remote Viewing & ESP

Writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed his role in creating the Remote Viewing program at the Stanford Research Institute during the Cold War, as well his work with psychics and ESP research. First hour guest, financial advisor Catherine Austin Fitts talked about... More »

Remote Viewing Program

Writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed his role as co-founder of a remote viewing/ESP research program for the CIA at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) during the Cold War. First hour guest, Anthony H. Davidson (book link) talked about the properties of luck. More »

The Life and Times of Russell Targ

Writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed his life and his role in the creation of the government's Remote Viewing program. In addition to elaborating on his famous work in the RV field, he shared insight into his lifelong struggles with facial blindness, his relationship... More »

Memoirs of a Remote Viewer

Writer and physicist Russell Targ discussed his new memoir Do You See What I See?, which chronicles his tale as a visually impaired scientist who helped create the Remote Viewing program at SRI, and offersinfo on how to separate the psychic signal from mental noise. He... More »

Rebroadcast: "Skeptic's Cage" from 1/23/06

In this rebroadcast from 1/23/06, skeptic Dr. Michael Shermer debated scientists Gary Schwartz, Russell Targ and Dean Radin on such topics as mediums and remote viewing. The first hour was a replay from 2/12/07, featuring Casey & Jeannie Kasem. More »

Identity & Suffering

Physicist and parapsychologist Russell Targ discussed the new book he's co-authored, The End of Suffering, and also recounted some of his remote viewing experiences. More »

Remote Viewing & Fearless Living

In his first show broadcast live from the Philippines, Art Bell welcomed parapsychologist Russell Targ, who spoke about his book The End of Suffering: Fearless Living in Troubled Times, as well as the latest research into non-local awareness and remote viewing. More »

The Skeptic's Cage

Dr. Michael Shermer, the publisher of Skeptic Magazine and a columnist for Scientific American debated three scientists, one each hour, on various aspects of scientific thought and the paranormal. More »

Experiments in Dreaming

Dr. Stephen LaBerge,the founder of theLucidity Institute, discussed how lucid dreaming can enhance individual lives. The ability to realize one is in a dream while still in the dream state creates great opportunities for self-development and fulfillment, he said.Lucid... More »

Remote Viewing & Psychic Research

Physicist and author Russell Targ discussed the applications and importance of remote viewing and psychic abilities. Such capacities indicate an expanded awareness beyond our current notions of space and time, he said. More »

Remote Viewing Possibilities

Physicist and author, Russell Targ shared the history, current uses, and the future possibilities of remote viewing. More »

Russell Targ

Targ is a physicist and author who was a pioneer in the development of laser, and cofounder of the Stanford Research Institute's investigation into psychic abilities in the 1970s and 1980s. More »

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