Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During its last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is coauthor of ESP Wars: East and West and also Anomalous Cognition: Remote Viewing Research and Theory. He is the coeditor of a two volume anthology titled Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism, and Science.
Here he recounts how he developed an interest in parapsychology and was eventually recruited into the program at SRI International. He describes highlights from the program and how funding was obtained from various governmental agencies. He focuses on various operational aspects of the program and how they were managed. He also discusses the circumstances that led to the closing of the program in 1996, and then examines the prospects for a renewal of government interest in remote viewing.
(Recorded on June 17, 2016)
Published on July 5, 2016