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Excerpt From 'Physics of the Future'

Within 100 years, science will dramatically change daily life.

I once saw a movie that forever changed my attitude toward the future. It was called Forbidden Planet, based on Shakespeare's The Tempest. In the movie astronauts encounter an ancient civilization that, in its glory, was millions of years ahead of us. They had attained the ultimate goal of their technology: infinite power without instrumentality, that is, the power to do almost anything via their minds. Their thoughts tapped into colossal thermonuclear power plants, buried deep inside their planet, that converted their every desire into reality. In other words, they had the power of the gods. … Back to Article

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