In the Science Channel’s "Through the Wormhole" documentary, Dr. Stuart Hameroff, director for the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, theorizes that consciousness continues after death in a parallel universe, using quantum theory. Building upon theories posited by other scientists, Dr. Hameroff explains that consciousness is a non-localized phenomenon that may be as old as the physical universe, and while a person is alive, resides in the brain’s microtubular structure, providing a link between the brain and the soul.
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The mystery of what happens to our consciousness after death has preoccupied man since he was first able to philosophise. Most of the world’s religions are based around the premise that our souls continue to live after our physical demise, most suggesting that we go on to inhabit a heavenly place in the care of a deity or higher being. Science, however, has always questioned the existence of a God or a Heaven on the grounds that it is essentially a fantastic concept that would be impossible to prove beyond a reasonable doubt.

Or would it? A new study claims to have found credible and statistically significant evidence that there is a life after death.
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This week on Dreamland I interview Bruce and Andrea Leininger about what I believe to be the most convincing reincarnation story ever told. Their book, Soul Survivor, is about their son, James, who at the age of two began saying peculiar things that they gradually came to realize involved events in a past life.

When he began to mention specifics, they found that they were actually able to look up the names, for example, of a ship he remembered being on in World War II. It was not a famous ship. In fact, it took some doing to find it, and it is impossible that a child could ever have known it.
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