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I got this question by learning about some energy!We learnt that one energy changes to other form.It can't be created from scratch nor destroy it completely.Buddha said that if we die,we change to a whole new life.Animal or human angels.So,what if life is an energy?
The very energy which keeps our hearts beating.What if we die,we don't die.And the energy transfers to another body?

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"An energy" is an overly simplistic description.  Life is a moving construct of matter and energy with a very particular form.  If that form is destroyed, life is destroyed.  The pattern itself is lost to entropy.  It does not simply transfer anywhere because there is no mechanism to do so.  Another body would have its own unique pattern of matter and energy already, and not be compatible with some kind of "transfer."  The spiritual notion is powerful, but the physics isn't there.

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Dr. Stephen O. Nelson

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I can answer most basic physics questions, physics questions about science fiction and everyday observations of physics, etc. I'm also usually good for science fair advice (I'm the regional science fair director). I do not answer homework problems. I will occasionally point out where a homework solution went wrong, though. I'm usually good at explaining odd observations that seem counterintuitive, energy science, nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, and alternative theories of physics are my specialties.

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I was a physics professor at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, research in nuclear technology and nuclear astrophysics. My travelling science show saw over 20,000 students of all ages. I taught physics, nuclear chemistry, radiation safety, vacuum technology, and answer tons of questions as I tour schools encouraging students to consider careers in science. I moved on to a non-academic job with more research just recently.

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Ph. D. from Duke University in physics, research in nuclear astrophysics reactions, gamma-ray astronomy technology, and advanced nuclear reactors.

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