You live on a lovely terrestrial planet called Earth that conveniently lies in the solar system’s Goldilocks zone or habitable zone. It is just the right distance from the Sun that the planet’s surface doesn’t freeze over, but also isn’t so hot that your bodily fluids would boil.
Russian billionaire and philanthropist Yuri Milner will devote 100 million dollars (92 million euros) to the SETI project, starting an ambitious ten-year project to detect signals from intelligent alien life in the Milky Way galaxy and beyond.
On October 12, 2017, the asteroid 2012 TC4 is expected to pass dangerously close to Earth. The exact distance of its closest approach is uncertain as well as the estimated size of the asteroid ramain unknown ~ it vary from 40 feet to 130 feet across, it could be as large as 40m wide – just under the height of Statue of Liberty.
“What will the world will be like in 1,000 years” seems like an absurd question to even ask, yet curious people do wonder, and certain people like Ray Kurzweil spend all their time working to find the answers. Here are the top 5 reasons to look ahead.
Time travel and teleportation — two things that are used in almost every great science fiction movie. However, most people have accepted the fact that these two concepts will never transition into the non-fiction world of real life.
If you could travel back in time five centuries, you’d encounter a thriving Aztec empire in Central Mexico, a freshly painted “Mona Lisa” in Renaissance Europe and cooler temperatures across the Northern Hemisphere.
This was a world in the midst of the Little Ice Age (A.D. 1300 to 1850) and a period of vast European exploration now known as the Age of Discovery.
Is the flow of time constant, or can events that haven’t occurred yet influence our behavior? A new paper provides scientific proof that humans can see into the future. You probably saw this coming. Can we see into the future? It’s a power claimed by soothsayers, oracles, witches, astrologists, and prophets since time began flowing in the direction science generally accepts it flowing in: Forward.
There’s growing evidence that Earth may be headed for a mass extinction, where over 75 percent of all species die out and the world is changed forever. There’s also evidence that humans would survive such an event — for better or for worse. Here’s why.