Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century
Visions – written by Michio Kaku and published in 1998. It’s an interesting read in the current era, seeing how much of the then proposed technology is now in everyday use.
At the time of publication, the blurb about the author:
‘Michio Kaku is the Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at the City College of New York. An internationally acclaimed physicist, he is the cofounder of string field theory. He graduated from Harvard and received his Ph.D. from Berkeley. He is the author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling ‘Hyperspace’, as well as Beyond Einstein (with Jennifer Thompson), ‘Quantum Field Theory: A Modern Introduction’, and ‘Introductions to Superstrings’. He hosts a weekly hour-long radio science program that is syndicated.’
The Blurb: From the bestselling author of Hyperspace, this spellbinding book brings together the cutting-edge research of today’s foremost scientists to explore the science of tomorrow. Michio Kaku describes the development of computers and artificial intelligence, reveals how the decoding of the genetic structure of DNA will allow us to alter and reshape our genetic inheritance, and observes how quantum physicists are perfecting new ways of harnessing the matter and energy of the Universe. Visions is an exhilarating adventure into the future of our planet and ourselves.