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 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
Meghan Groome Executive Director New York Academy of Sciences->Education and Public Programs
George Musser Contributing Editor Scientific American
Christiana Peppard Assistant Professor Fordham University->Theology
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