Imminent Science: What Remains to be Discovered by Giovanni F. Bignami

By Giovanni F. Bignami

this isn't technological know-how fiction. It’s a voyage at the arrow of time to the arriving fifty years. The mythical palindromic personality Mr. Qfwfq from Italo Calvino’s choice of brief tales, The Cosmicomics, will choose us – he who is familiar with all of the solutions yet will supply out no tricks. he'll aid us to find the concepts that may have replaced our lives by means of 2062, while, using astride Halley’s Comet, our omniscient extraterrestrial will go back to go to us.In this publication, we will find out how astronomers will dedicate themselves to the examine of the mysterious strength of darkish power, which makes up a few three-quarters of the Universe. we will additionally delve deeply into the examine of our Earth, to use the large thermal power that lies underneath our toes. we will clear up one other enigma in today’s technological know-how: the beginning of lifestyles. we will come to appreciate easy methods to advance direct contacts among our brains and the remainder of the area. we will know about the way forward for genetics, the cause of the durability of Methuselah flies and the search for high numbers. those are just the various fascinating and demanding discoveries to be printed during this interesting ebook, that's designed for a broader public and never just for technological know-how fiction devotees.

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