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Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

Titel: Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Autoren: Michio Kaku
    I would like to thank those individuals who have worked tirelessly to make this book a success. First, I would like to thank my editors, Roger Scholl, who guided so many of my previous books and came up with the idea for a challenging book like this, and also Edward Kastenmeier, who has patiently made countless suggestions and revisions to this book that have greatly strengthened and enhanced its presentation. I would also like to thank Stuart Krichevsky, my agent for so many years, who has always encouraged me to take on newer and more exciting challenges.
    And, of course, I would like to thank the more than three hundred scientists I interviewed or had discussions with concerning science. I would like to apologize for dragging a TV camera crew from BBC- TV or the Discovery and Science channels into their laboratories and thrusting a microphone and TV camera in front of their faces. This might have disrupted their research, but I hope that the final product was worth it.
    I would like to thank some of these pioneers and trailblazers:
    Eric Chivian, Nobel laureate, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School
    Peter Doherty, Nobel laureate, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    Gerald Edelman, Nobel laureate, Scripps Research Institute
    Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel laureate, Santa Fe Institute and Caltech
    Walter Gilbert, Nobel laureate, Harvard University
    David Gross, Nobel laureate, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
    the late Henry Kendall, Nobel laureate, MIT
    Leon Lederman, Nobel laureate, Illinois Institute of Technology
    Yoichiro Nambu, Nobel laureate, University of Chicago
    Henry Pollack, Nobel laureate, University of Michigan
    Joseph Rotblat, Nobel laureate, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital
    Steven Weinberg, Nobel laureate, University of Texas at Austin
    Frank Wilczek, Nobel laureate, MIT
    Amir Aczel, author of
Uranium Wars
    Buzz Aldrin, former NASA astronaut, second man to walk on the moon
    Geoff Andersen, research associate, United States Air Force Academy, author of
The Telescope
    Jay Barbree, NBC news correspondent, coauthor of
Moon Shot
    John Barrow, physicist, University of Cambridge, author of
    Marcia Bartusiak, author of
Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony
    Jim Bell, professor of astronomy, Cornell University
    Jeffrey Bennet, author of
Beyond UFOs
    Bob Berman, astronomer, author of
Secrets of the Night Sky
    Leslie Biesecker, chief of Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Institutes of Health
    Piers Bizony, science writer, author of
How to Build Your Own Spaceship
    Michael Blaese, former National Institutes of Health scientist
    Alex Boese, founder of Museum of Hoaxes
    Nick Bostrom, transhumanist, University of Oxford
    Lt. Col. Robert Bowman, Institute for Space and Security Studies
    Lawrence Brody, chief of the Genome Technology Branch, National Institutes of Health
    Rodney Brooks, former director, MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
    Lester Brown, founder of Earth Policy Institute
    Michael Brown, professor of astronomy, Caltech
    James Canton, founder of Institute for Global Futures, author of
The Extreme Future
    Arthur Caplan, director, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania
    Fritjof Capra, author of
The Science of Leonardo
    Sean Carroll, cosmologist, Caltech
    Andrew Chaikin, author of
A Man on the Moon
    Leroy Chiao, former NASA astronaut
    George Church, director, Center for Computational Genetics, Harvard Medical School
    Thomas Cochran, physicist, Natural Resources Defense Council
    Christopher Cokinos, science writer, author of
The Fallen Sky
    Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health
    Vicki Colvin, director of Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, Rice University
    Neil Comins, author of
The Hazards of Space Travel
    Steve Cook, director of Space Technologies, Dynetics, former NASA spokesperson
    Christine Cosgrove, author of
Normal at Any Cost
    Steve Cousins, president and CEO, Willow Garage
    Brian Cox, physicist, University of Manchester, BBC science host
    Phillip Coyle, former assistant secretary of defense, U.S. Defense Department
    Daniel Crevier, author of
AI: The Tumultuous History of the Search for Artificial Intelligence,
CEO of Coreco
    Ken Croswell, astronomer, author of
Magnificent Universe
    Steven Cummer, computer science, Duke University
    Mark Cutkosky, mechanical engineering, Stanford University
    Paul Davies, physicist, author of
    Aubrey de Gray, Chief Science Officer, SENS

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