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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

J(OHANNES) M(ARIE) J(OSEPH) KOOY

College lecturer in mathematics, theorhetical physics. B. July 13, 1902, Rotterdam, Netherlands. B.E.E., Technical University of Delft; Ph.D. (physics and mathematics), University of Leyden. M. 1937, Cornelia M. van der Heyden. Engineer, De Nederlandsche Staalindustrie, Rotterdam, 1927-32; chief scientific adviser (Aeronautical Department), Technical University, Delft, 1936-39; lecturer, theoretical physics, mechanics and mathematics, Royal Military Academy, Breda, 1939 to present; lecturer, space-flight mechanics, Technical University of Delft, 1960 to present. Commandeur de l'Ordre du Merité pour la Recherche et l'Invention. Charter associate member, Parapsychological Assn.; academician, International Academy of Astronautics.

Dr. Kooy is co-author (with J.W.H. Uytenbogaart) of the book Ballistics of the Future (1946). A theoretician in the field of space travel, he has contributed papers to proceedings of the international Astronautical Congresses from 1954 to the present, and has written for such publications as De Ingenieur, Astronautica Acta, and Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. In the field of parapsychology, he is particulary interested in problems of space-time and consciousness, and has carried out investigations on precognitive elements in dreams.

A frequent contributor to Tijdschrift voor Parapsychologie, Dr. Kooy is author of articles "Introspectief Onderzoek naar Het Dunne-Effect" ("Introspective Investigation of the Dunne-Effect; Vol. 6, No. 3, Mar. 1934); "Paragnosie en Kansrekening" ("Extrasensory Perception and the Calculus of Probability; Vol. 7, No. 3, Mar. 1935); "Tijd, Ruimte en Paragnoise" ("Time, Space and Extrasensory Perception"; Vol. 15, Nos. 3, 4, May-July, 194). Other articles and papers include "Tjid, Ruimte en Bewustzijn" ("Time, Space and Consciousness"; Theosofia, Vol. 52, Nos. 9-10; Vol. 53, Nos. 1-2); "Space, Time, Conscousness adn the Universe" (delivered before the International Conference of Parapsychological Studies, Utrecht, 1953); "Space, Time and Consciousness" (Journal of Parapsychology, Vol. 21, No. 4, Dec. 1957); "Reply to Dr. Chari" (Journal of Parapsychology, Vol 22, No. 1, Mar. 1958). Residence: St. Ignatiusstraaat 99a, Breda, Netherlands.


Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications


 
 

 

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