Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our

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Human civilisation is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future catastrophes compel us to abandon Earth, one day we will make our homes among the stars. Michio Kaku explores in rich, accessible detail how humanity might gradually develop a sustainable civilisation in outer space.

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A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR

The No.1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind brings us a stunning new vision of our future in space

Human civilization is on the verge of living beyond Earth. But how will it happen? World-renowned physicist Michio Kaku takes us on a journey to the future, introducing the mind-boggling developments in robotics, nanotechnology and biotechnology that will one day enable us to make our homes among the stars.

‘With admirable clarity and ease, Kaku explains how we might colonize not only Mars but some of the rocky moons of the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn . . . The book has an infectious, can-do enthusiasm’ Steven Poole, The Wall Street Journal

‘Kaku grounds his readers in science happening right now, while throwing open the windows to imagine where it might lead in a thousand years’ Adam Frank, The New York Times Book Review

‘Kaku is an international treasure and a man of infectious enthusiasm’ The Times

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Weight 0.269 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

xviii, 339

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

523.01 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K