Category: Culture

‘The Future of Humanity’ by Michio Kaku

The front cover of The future of Humanity with a space shuttle type vehicle orbiting a domed planet

‘Although the subtitle of this book promises ‘Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny beyond Earth’,page 13 issues something of a warning note.  “To do this, we will have to exploit the fourth wave of science, which consists of artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and biotechnology’’

Who were the Picts?

carved stones with Pictish symbols on them in Orkney Musem

“Their unique cultural features such as Pictish symbols and the scarcity of contemporary literary and archaeological sources resulted in many diverse hypotheses about their origin, lifestyle and culture, part of the so-called ‘Pictish problem’.Dr Linus Girdland Flink of the University of Aberdeen