Recalibrating the Possible

Slide1Phil, Stephen, and Michael D. discuss new technologies (and ideas for new technologies) that push the limits of the possible.

A good example of something that’s possible:

Sequencing the Woolly Mammoth genome.

Examples of technologies that push the limits:

Faster-than-light travel

The Star-Trek style transporter.

Indefinite human lifespan

Personal flight – Superman style


Retrieval of all extinct species

A bridge across the Atlantic Ocean

Eliminating world hunger

[This show first aired November 24, 2008.]

Photo by Eugene Lim on Unsplash

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