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Eternity: Our Next Billion Years: Humanity's Next Billion Years

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  5 reviews

It has become received wisdom that our world is doomed, that we live in the End of Days.Bleak predictions by psychics andscientists alike portend extreme weather, droughts, famines and floods that will overtake humanity within the century,or sooner. If not global warming, then supervolcanoes, meteoric impacts, nuclear war, bioterrorism, or natural plagues will get us.But
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Hardcover, 280 pages
Published November 25th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published October 8th 2008)
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Richard Kemp
I felt this was a bit basic overall, both in it's ideas and their presentation. There were very few references (typically one or two per chapter), and the font was large. Say no more.
Andrew James
Some great guess work some good hard science and some interesting ideas. Some of the fictional stories towards the end to help make his point don't always work. But sometimes they do.
Ann Wilkes
Read my interview with the author here: http://sciencefictionmusings.blogspot....
Michael Emberley
Great read. Nice, clear, thought provoking ideas about all kinds of possibilities for the future of life on earth.
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the future, our next billion years. interesting view of our future.
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