NewScientist: Predicting the Next 50 Years

Some worthwhile musings in the 50th anniversary issue of the New Scientist. It contains predictions from more than 70 scientists on the future of the future, etc.


  1. Thanks for the link. We’ve set up some forums for the anniversary as well, and some of our readers predictions are as interesting as the ones we included in the magazine.

  2. Andy Nelson says:

    I’m glad to see that some work is going to be done on dark matter in the next 50 years. As Gregg Easterbrook regularly points out in his column “physicists remain unable to locate the bulk of the cosmos… We can’t find 96 percent of the universe – but trust us, we’re experts!”