The Rough Guide to The Future

The Rough Guide to The Future

by Jon Turney
     
 

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Find the future now with 50 predictions in The Rough Guide to the Future.

Wondering what's really in store for the human race? Nanotechnology and gene enhancements, solar power and carbon capture? Or oil shocks, water wars, food shortages, and mass extinction? The Rough Guide to the Future cuts a clear path through the jungle of scientific

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Find the future now with 50 predictions in The Rough Guide to the Future.

Wondering what's really in store for the human race? Nanotechnology and gene enhancements, solar power and carbon capture? Or oil shocks, water wars, food shortages, and mass extinction? The Rough Guide to the Future cuts a clear path through the jungle of scientific research and political debate, steering you around the prophets of doom and the utopian visionaries, to take you on a tour of the likeliest possibilities for the rest of this century - and beyond. It covers 50 predictions from the world's leading futurologists and chronicles predictions from the past along with visions of the future. You'll find out where we go from here with The Rough Guide to the Future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405385411
Publisher:
Rough Guides, Limited
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
376
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Jon Turney is a science writer and former features editor of The Times' Higher Education supplement, with degrees in Biochemistry and History of Science. He has taught at UCL and was head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Imperial College

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