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Earth: the next 5 billion years...

First Albion will turn into snow. Then expand the Sugar will explode, the volcano will disappear the Mediterranean sea and left scorched earth. We decided on a thankless job to predict the future.


Russian flight. China stole Russian space secrets. Have nothing more to steal

In July 2018, Roscosmos again began searching for spies who allegedly put valuable secret information to foreign countries. This time it was about hypersonic developments, information about which foreign party could put the staff of TsNIIMash, the head of the Institute of state Corporation, located in Korolev, Moscow region. In reality, even if the staff of this institution and engaged in any prohibited contact with foreigners, the damage is unlikely to be stronger than the transfer to China of the technology of manned space exploration that occurred in the 1990-ies.


When we will end the storage of digital data, we'll use DNA

In the world there is a shortage of space for storage of digital data. This problem exists for a few years, however, ordinary people are unlikely to about it ever thought of. Not so long ago there was a time when the free space for recording of digital data was limited by the size of the hard drive of your computer. When the limit is reached we either went for a new hard disk, or recording onto the optical media. When they ended, we just removed the old data and recorded new. But there are those who never deletes data.


Greatest mysteries: what is consciousness?

What is consciousness? Yes, actually, everything. This melody stuck in my head, the sweetness of chocolates, throbbing pain from a toothache, wild love, knowing that all the feelings ever fade. The origin and nature of these experiences, sometimes called qualia, has been a mystery from the earliest days of antiquity until the present time. Many modern philosophers, analyzing intelligence, including Daniel Dennett of tufts University, believe the existence of consciousness is so flagrant insult to the meaningless universe of matter and void as to declare it an illusion. That is, they either deny the existence of qualia, or assert that science could never understand.


Composed of 35 chief technology forecasts to 2018

It would be great to look into the future, even if only for a few months. With current capabilities, we can see the future only through the projections. Colleagues from Business Insider 35 technology forecasts to 2018. They will allow us to understand where technology is going, and what areas of development are the most significant and promising.


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