Q: I enjoy activities that are fun but may be dangerous sometimes, like mountain climbing, scuba diving, and wilderness exploration. I understand that these activities could cause me to die in a place where I may not be retrieved in time for a good cryopreservation, or at all. Would signing up for cryonics mean that […]
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By Max More Looking for a cryonics-laden brain workout? Check out the Q2 2020 issue of Cryonics. The single weightiest piece in this issue is “Mathematics and Modeling in Cryonics: Some Historical Highlights” by R. Michael Perry and Aschwin de Wolf. If you find yourself arguing with a critic who says cryonics is based on […]
Katee Sackhoff, an actress best known for her starring role in the TV series Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009), toured Alcor on February 7, 2020. She states: “Follow me as I get a fascinating tour of a real-life cryonics facility, with real-life (currently dead) frozen bodies in it. You can decide for yourself if cryonics lands more […]
A-1468, a confidential, 56-year old male Alcor member with neuro cryopreservation arrangements was discovered legally deceased in his residence in May 2020. Cryogenic cooldown was initiated two days later. A-1468 had been an Alcor member for many years. The circumstances were extremely unfortunate. This patient experienced an unattended death in his home in California, making […]
CNET posted an article and a photo gallery about Alcor today: Article with video: “Cryonics, brain preservation and the weird science of cheating death.” Photo Gallery: “Frozen in time: Inside the facility preserving the dead through cryonics.”
Novel coronavirus and the associated COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority at Alcor. The health and safety of our valued Members, staff, and strategic partners is of paramount importance. With the announcement of travel bans and the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declaring COVID-19 as a pandemic, Alcor is taking this threat very seriously. Updates […]
Article with video: “Cryopreservation of pets: Will science bring them back?“
Sunday, January 12, 2020 – 3:00 pm 3181 Surmont Dr., Lafayette, California Ralph Merkle will discuss the Alcor Board meeting. Please bring a dish to share for a potluck. Please contact Mark Galeck, , if you are interested in carpooling from the South San Francisco Bay area.
“California Man Becomes the First ‘Death With Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation“
Article with video: “Cryonics facility in Scottsdale aims to allow people to live forever, once technology allows for it.”