Physics of the Future

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Random House Audio | Mar 15, 2011 | 960 Minutes | ISBN 9780307877055

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    Doubleday | Mar 15, 2011 | 416 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780385530804

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    Random House Audio | Mar 15, 2011 | 960 Minutes | ISBN 9780307877055

Praise

“Fascinating. . . . [A] wide-ranging tour of what to expect from technological progress over the next century or so.” —The Wall Street Journal

“A whirlwind tour of technological possibility.” —New Scientist

“Mak[es] the exponential character of technological progress stick in the reader’s head, so that they come to look at the world differently.” —The Sunday Telegraph (London)
 
“[Physics of the Future] has the ability to surprise and enthrall and frighten.” —The New York Times

“[Kaku] has the rare ability to take complicated scientific theories and turn them into readable tales about what our lives will be like in the future. . . . Fascinating. And just a little bit spooky.” —USA Today

“Mind-bending. . . . [An] alternately fascinating and frightening book.” —San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Kaku is a tireless science popularizer. . . . [He gets] the juices of future physicists flowing.” —Los Angeles Times
 
“[Kaku] has a knack for making complex ideas entertaining.” —The Charlotte Observer
 
“Erudite [and] compelling.” —Chicago Tribune

“One cannot help but feel buoyed that the miraculous world the author presents may really be less than a hundred years hence.” –Louisville Courier-Journal

Table Of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION Predicting the Next 100 years

FUTURE OF THE COMPUTER Mind over Matter

FUTURE OF AI Rise of the Machines

FUTURE OF MEDICINE Perfection and Beyond

NANOTECHNOLOGY Everything from Nothing?

FUTURE OF ENERGY Energy from the Stars

FUTURE OF SPACE TRAVEL To the Stars

FUTURE OF WEALTH Winners and Losers

FUTURE OF HUMANITY Planetary Civilization

A DAY IN THE LIFE IN 2100

NOTES

RECOMMENDED READING

INDEX

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