Russell Targ

Russell Targ

Russell Targ, a physicist, author, and pioneer in the development of the laser and laser applications, was cofounder of the Stanford Research Institute’s investigation into psychic abilities in the 1970s and 1980s for the CIA. There, he participated in 20 years of experiments in remote viewing, a psychic method of gathering information from afar.

Russell Targ is author of many books on remote viewing, including The End of Suffering (with J.J. Hurtak), Limitless Mind, Do You See What I See?, and Mind-Reach (with Harold E. Puthoff). For more than a decade, in conjunction with Hampton Roads Publishing, he has been the editor and publisher of a collection of books on nonlocal research known as Classics in Consciousness.

In 1997, Russell Targ retired from his position as senior staff scientist at Lockheed Martin, where he developed laser technology for peaceful applications. Today, he pursues esp research, including remote viewing, in Palo Alto, California.

What People are Saying About Russell Targ

“Blessed with genius, creativity, and uncommon insight into what really matters...Targ is one of the great explorers of consciousness in the modern era.”
—Larry Dossey, MD, author of The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things
“Russell Targ is a great treasure of our time. He’s a new breed of scientist who’s not afraid to incorporate spirituality and deep intuition into his life and his conception of consciousness.”
Judith Orloff, MD, author of Positive Energy
“Russell Targ is a pioneer, a character trait he has demonstrated in fields as diverse as laser physics, parapsychology, and windshear physics.”
—Stephan A. Schwartz, author of Opening to the Infinite