We humans like to think of ourselves as master tool builders, but we’re really the heritors of a long tradition of tool making. Here’s a brief history of technology starting 4 billion years ago.
"With these experiments, no one can doubt whether speciation occurs."
This contradicts popular models saying diversification is slowing down.
Microbes that have never seen the Sun or breathed atmospheric oxygen could have thrived and evolved separately from the rest of Earth's life for billions of years.
We don't need Jurassic Park to remind us that life will find a way.
The Kardashev Scale measures the technological capabilities of advanced alien civilizations that may exist in our universe. How do humans rank? (Spoiler: not very well)
It’s been said that to apply one’s imagination to the possibilities of the future is a valuable spiritual exercise. We heartily agree—and what could be more spiritually gratifying than to imagine the future possibilities of human evolution? Come along as we take a journey into the strange and unfamiliar country of our species’ evolutionary future.
Looking to the future of where humans may go next.
Are aliens humanoids like us, or are they likely something far stranger?
"We are amazingly blind as a species..."
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