What the Future Looks Like: Scientists Predict the Next Great Discoveries--And Reveal How Today's Breakthroughs Are Already Shaping Our World

Jim Al-Khalili (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Experiment
Publish Date
April 17, 2018
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781615194704
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About the Author

Theoretical physicist, author, and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili's numerous other books include Quantum and Paradox. In 2016 he received the inaugural Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication.

Reviews

"In this collection, eminent writers flesh out the future of science and technology, from genomics to robotics to synthetic biology." --The New York Times Book Review

"The predictions and impacts are global. . . [and] the book contains far more fascinating information than can be covered in this review."--Choice

"This book is filled with essays from experts offering their informed opinions on what the science and technology of today will look like in the future, from smart materials to artificial intelligence to genetic editing."--Popular Science

"Fun is an understatement. This is a great collection to get the summer book season started."--Forbes.com

"The focus on sincere, factual presentation of current and future possibilities by leading experts is particularly welcome in this era of fake news and anti-science rhetoric." --Library Journal

"Covers an array of cutting-edge scientific developments and attempts to solve intractable problems. Al-Khalili's team of experts discusses genomics, robotics, interstellar travel, and more."--Publishers Weekly

"A collection of mind-boggling essays that are just the thing for firing up your brain cells."--Saga Magazine