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The World Transformed

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A convergence of emerging technologies and emerging possibilities is at the heart of this, the greatest period of transformation in human history. Our world is changing in ways that are hard to predict...sometimes even hard to imagine. The World Transformed is your guide to an astounding future that lies ahead -- and that will be here sooner than you think!

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Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss just a few reasons that the universe we live in truly is an amazing place. The Incredible Story of NASA's Forgotten ‘Rocket Girls' An entire group of women who worked as human computers throughout the history of space exploration. Mystery of the ancient Nazca spiral holes may be solved Physicists just found a link between dark energy and the arrow of time Is dark energy the reason time moves forward? Alien Civilizations May Number In The Trillions, New Study Says Theoretical Physicist Finds Computer Code in String Theory WT 166-472
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Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon review some recent news stories to confront the hard question of the overall value of technology. Is it good for us? Is it making our lives better or worse? China's robot revolution This dark side... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss recent developments in space. Boeing TV Spot, 'You Just Wait Nuclear Power Can Make Rocket Engines Twice As Fast Nuclear thermal rockets could be much more efficient than... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon provide a roundup of amazing news stories: We're about to see a mind-blowing demographic shift unprecedented in human history MegaBots raises $2.4 million to create league of human-piloted,... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss the tremendous career progress that robots seem to be making. Here's the first demo of Viv, the next-generation AI assistant built by Siri creator The world's first artificially... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss cosmic (and not-so-cosmic) puzzles that defy explanation. Parallel Universes:Theory and Evidence A Dozen Black Holes Are Mysteriously Spewing Energy In the Same Direction Which is... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss amazing developments and discoveries. Skin and Hair recoloring Stretchy Second Skin New headset allows the nonverbal to communicate using their brainwaves IBM wants everyone... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss some interesting recent developments related to life extension. An anti-aging startup hopes to elude the U.S. Food and Drug The product contains a chemical precursor to nicotinamide... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss solutions, currently under development, to some of humanity's biggest problems. Zuckerberg sees 'better than human' AI in next 10 years Computers will delve into your timeline... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss why the end may be near. is it time to book passage to Mars? How virtual reality can save humanity Truc de Ouf's Gentry Lane says society is losing its humanity, but a powerful storytelling... more
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