The Future

The Future 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know - 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know Series

Hardback (06 Dec 2012)

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Synopsis

A dynamic insight into how science will shape human destiny over the coming century.

What will the world look like in 2020, 2030 or even 2100? How will progress in scientific research affect human life in the areas of health and lifestyle, energy and the environment, politics and conflict, space exploration and even the ultimate questions of existence? This book offers an electrifying trip through the wonders - and terrors - awaiting us over the next hundred years.

The ideas explored include: Therapeutic cloning; Regenerative medicine; Nanotechnology; Quantum computers; Cyberwarfare; Space colonies; The nature of consciousness; Digital democracy.

Book information

ISBN: 9781780871592
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Imprint: Quercus
Pub date:
DEWEY: 501.12
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 542g
Height: 206mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 20mm