Contest to WIN a Copy of Physics of the Future: How Science will Change Daily Life by 2100
Michio Kaku is a futurist, popularizer of science, and theoretical physicist, as well as a bestselling author and the host of two radio programs. He is the co-founder of string field theory (a branch of string theory), and continues Einstein’s search to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into one unified theory. He holds the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics and a joint appointment at City College of New York and the Graduate Center of C.U.N.Y. He is also a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Kaku launched his Big Think blog, "Dr. Kaku's Universe," in March 2010.
UPDATE: Contest Deadline is Friday, March 11th at 8 a.m. EST and the Five Winners will be Announced Next Week - Stay Tuned!
Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100
It should be an exciting place, with driverless cars, Internet glasses, universal translators, robot surgeons, the resurrection of extinct life forms, designer children, space tourism, a manned mission to Mars, none of which turn out to be as science-fictiony as they sound. This book is probably my most ambitious book yet having gathered ideas from over 300 experts, scientists, and researchers at the cutting edge of their fields, to offer a glimpse of what the next 20, 50 & 100 years may bring.
Excerpt from the book: "Of course, it is impossible to predict the future with complete accuracy. The best one can do, I feel, is to tap into the minds of the scientists at the cutting edge of research, who are doing the yeoman's work of inventing the future. They are the ones who are creating the devices, inventions, and therapies that will revolutionize civilization. And this book is their story."
But I want to hear some of YOUR predictions of how you think Science will Ultimately Shape Human Destiny and Change Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100.
Simply post your thoughts and ideas in the comment section below and you will automatically be entered into a contest to WIN a copy of the new book.
Five Winners will be announced some time soon so be sure to stay tuned!
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