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What's Next : Even scientists can't predict the future - or can they? / edited by Jim Al-Khalili.

Contributor(s): Al-Khalili, Jim, 1962- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Profile Books, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: vi, 250 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1781258953; 9781781258958.Other title: Whats next?.Subject(s): Science | Science -- ForecastingDDC classification: 501.12 Summary: In What's Next? eighteen top scientists and experts explore what's in store for the human race. Their topics range from the mind-bending (quantum computing and synthetic biology) to the important (climage change and energy) and the truly futuristic (time travel and telelportation). And along the way, they'll show how to rebuild society in the event of an apocalypse, and what a turtle-egg omelette can teach us about saving the planet. Entertaining, informative and filled with groundbreaking science, this is your guide to what the future holds. -- Provided by publisher.
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Want to know what's next for the human race? Step into Jim Al-Khalili's time machine ...

Includes bibliographical references and index.

In What's Next? eighteen top scientists and experts explore what's in store for the human race. Their topics range from the mind-bending (quantum computing and synthetic biology) to the important (climage change and energy) and the truly futuristic (time travel and telelportation). And along the way, they'll show how to rebuild society in the event of an apocalypse, and what a turtle-egg omelette can teach us about saving the planet. Entertaining, informative and filled with groundbreaking science, this is your guide to what the future holds. -- Provided by publisher.