Scientific Predictions About the Future

Panelists talked about the world envisioned by previous generations, and how things are different from that vision today. Greg Benford… read more

Panelists talked about the world envisioned by previous generations, and how things are different from that vision today. Greg Benford of the University of California, noted that many predictions about mass transportation have not come true, but the scientists of the mid 20th century also failed to predict the power and influence of the Internet. close

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  • Gregory Benford Professor Emeritus University of California, Irvine->Physics and Astronomy
  • Stuart Firestein Chair Columbia University->Biological Sciences Department
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Scientific Predictions About the Future

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Program ID:
309656-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 07, 2012 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2012 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2013 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2013 | 12:22pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2013 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 12:17am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 6:17am EST | C-SPAN 3