Futurology
The study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures
345 Stories | 343 Futurists | 10 Members
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Immortality. Something that the human race has dreamt of since we understood the concept of death. The ability to live beyond our extremely mortal bodies…From the famous myths of a fountain of youth to …
Immortality. Something that the human race has dreamt of since we understood the concept of death. The ability to live …
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The Concept: The Solar Express is a space train that would be designed and used to ferry humans, supplies and minerals between celestial bodies and space stations in our solar system. It would run non-stop, …
The Concept: The Solar Express is a space train that would be designed and used to ferry humans, supplies and …
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A scaled-down gale blows over a flat plate set inside the tabletop wind tunnel. Despite the low lighting and hazy Plexiglas view portals, we can clearly see the frenzied fluttering of streamer ribbons, called telltales, …
A scaled-down gale blows over a flat plate set inside the tabletop wind tunnel. Despite the low lighting and hazy …
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IDEA 2250 AD. Earth is highly urbanized. Nearly 50 billion of people live on the Earth. New technologies offer several kinds of sustainable food production, but every piece of land is occupied. The Plantage Skyhanger would therefore …
IDEA 2250 AD. Earth is highly urbanized. Nearly 50 billion of people live on the Earth. New technologies offer several kinds of …
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Lockheed Martin revealed their take of the orbit-first concept with Mars Base Camp, an orbiting laboratory around Mars that could host six humans in Mars orbit as soon as 2028. It utilizes the SLS for launches, …
Lockheed Martin revealed their take of the orbit-first concept with Mars Base Camp, an orbiting laboratory around Mars that could …
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Orbital ATK has unveiled a practical new proposal to build a near term man-tended outpost in lunar orbit that could launch by 2020 and be operational in time for a lunar link-up with NASA's Orion crew …
Orbital ATK has unveiled a practical new proposal to build a near term man-tended outpost in lunar orbit that could …
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These earbuds could be a game-changer. Have you ever traveled somewhere new or met a friend from another country and wished you could communicate flawlessly? When a similar idea was presented in the movie The …
These earbuds could be a game-changer. Have you ever traveled somewhere new or met a friend from another country and …
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Planetary Resources, a company hoping to make asteroid mining into a trillion dollar industry, earlier this year unveiled the world’s first 3D printed object made from bits of an asteroid. 3D printing, and additive …
Planetary Resources, a company hoping to make asteroid mining into a trillion dollar industry, earlier this year unveiled the world’…
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At the convergence of wearable technology + machine translation, the Pilot is the world’s first smart earpiece which translates between users speaking different languages.
At the convergence of wearable technology + machine translation, the Pilot is the world’s first smart earpiece which translates between …
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Underwater cities that can house thousands of people is nothing more than science fiction today, but according to one ambitious construction firm in Japan, that could change in as little as twenty years. Shimizu Corp …
Underwater cities that can house thousands of people is nothing more than science fiction today, but according to one ambitious …
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