The Future is Now: Real Life Science Fiction

Posted: November 18, 2014 in Life As Science Fiction
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Unless you sustained some sort of head injury last week, you’re likely well aware that we landed a probe on a comet for the first time in human history. If you missed it–or even if you didn’t–check out XKCD’s animated flipbook of the landing.

One of the crazy weird things about living in the Information Age is that we’re witnessing many of our ancestors’ wild imaginings becoming reality. (Still working on hoverboards, though.) Of course, it’s not just about creating new gadgets, but discovering more about our world and ourselves. So here’s some exciting (if sometimes alarming) and recent science news:

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