Saturday, November 18, 2006

Brilliant Minds on the Next 50 Years

Is the future knowable? Or, as the Tech Singularity suggests, will it just be beyond our terrestrial imaginations? Well - New Scientist had to take the role of 'ritual authority' and ask these questions to over 70 of the world's most brilliant scientists for their ideas:

the result is here in Brilliant Minds on the Next 50 Years: Instant Expert

And visit the following topics to find some answers/suggestions/assumptions/guesses?

Life: Ageing, alien life, consciousness, ecology, embryology, environment, evolution, genetics, health, humans, language, neuroscience, oceans, psychology, sex and social science.

Space and technology: Artificial intelligence, communications, computing, cosmology, space and technology.

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