Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, planetary scientist, author, and science communicator, famous for his dissemination of physics and astronomy, and known from the weekly podcast StarTalk. In 2015, the US National Academy of Sciences awarded Tyson the Public Welfare Medal for his “extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science”. In this issue, we talk to him about the importance of disseminating research, and the importance of knowing the beginning of the universe and the origin of everything.
Also in this issue: Fabric of the universe / Lab-grown meat / The future of Democracy / Column: Wandering poles / Column: What if 99% of the Metaverse is made by AI? / / Are we at the end of Moore's Law? / Best case/Worst case scenario: Ubiquitous surveillance / The futurist: Klaus Æ. Mogensen / Photo series: Jantzen's best covers and photos 2010-2022 / Applied futurism: Heritage futures / Tech brief / The futurist myth of
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