How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
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The New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the
Impossible gives us a stunning and provocative vision of the
Based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s
top scientists, who are already inventing the future in
their labs, Kaku—in a lucid and engaging fashion—presents
the revolutionary developments in medicine, computers,
quantum physics, and space travel that will forever change
our way of life and alter the course of civilization itself.
His astonishing revelations include:
• The Internet will be in your contact lens. It will
recognize people’s faces, display their biographies, and
even translate their words into subtitles.
• You will control computers and appliances via tiny
sensors that pick up your brain scans. You will be able to
rearrange the shape of objects.
• Sensors in your clothing, bathroom, and appliances will
monitor your vitals, and nanobots will scan your DNA and
cells for signs of danger, allowing life expectancy to
• Radically new spaceships, using laser propulsion, may
replace the expensive chemical rockets of today. You may be
able to take an elevator hundreds of miles into space by
simply pushing the “up” button.
Like Physics of the Impossible and Visions before it,
Physics of the Future is an exhilarating, wondrous ride
through the next one hundred years of breathtaking
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