Homo Techno - “Homo Techno” features stories—including that of a paralyzed former gang member who received brain implants allowing him to move a robotic arm by pure thought—that prompt Alan Lightman to think about how advances in science and technology are causing us to evolve into a new species, Homo Techno, part human and part machine. What essential qualities will we want to preserve? Curiosity? Anger? Love?
How advances in science and technology are causing us to evolve into a new species.
Explore the fact that humans are almost the same distance between an atom and a star.
Alan reconciles transcendent experiences with the material world of atoms and molecules.
About Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science
Physicist and best-selling author Alan Lightman investigates how key findings of modern science help us find our bearings in the cosmos. What do these new discoveries tell us about ourselves, and how do we find meaning in them? Travel from the infinity of the small to the infinity of the large, meeting with the co-discoverer of one of the most distant galaxies yet known.
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