Science fact, not science fiction, on the cuttingâ€“edge developments that are already changing the course of our future
Every day, scientists conduct pioneering experiments with the potential to transform how we live. Yet it isnâ€™t every day you hear from the scientists themselves! Now, awardâ€“winning author Jim Alâ€“Khalili and his team of top-notch experts explain how todayâ€™s earthshaking discoveries will shape our world tomorrowâ€”and beyond.
Pull back the curtain on:
genomicsroboticsAIthe â€śInternet of Thingsâ€ťsynthetic biologytranshumanisminterstellar travelcolonization of the solar systemteleportationand much more
And find insight into bigâ€“picture questions such as:
Will we find a cure to all diseases? The answer to climate change? And will bionics one day turn us into superheroes?
The scientists in these pages are interested only in the truthâ€”realityâ€“based and speculationâ€“free. The future they conjure is by turns tantalizing and sobering: Thereâ€™s plenty to look forward to, but also plenty to dread. And undoubtedly the best way to for us to face tomorrowâ€™s greatest challenges is to learn what the future looks likeâ€”today.