Theoretical physicist, author, and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili's numerous other books include Quantum and Paradox. In 2016 he received the inaugural Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication.
"In this collection, eminent writers flesh out the future of science and technology, from genomics to robotics to synthetic biology." --The New York Times Book Review "This book is filled with essays from experts offering their informed opinions on what the science and technology of today will look like in the future, from smart materials to artificial intelligence to genetic editing."--Popular Science "Fun is an understatement. This is a great collection to get the summer book season started."--Forbes.com "The focus on sincere, factual presentation of current and future possibilities by leading experts is particularly welcome in this era of fake news and anti-science rhetoric." --Library Journal "Covers an array of cutting-edge scientific developments and attempts to solve intractable problems. Al-Khalili's team of experts discusses genomics, robotics, interstellar travel, and more."--Publishers Weekly "A collection of mind-boggling essays that are just the thing for firing up your brain cells."--Saga Magazine