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Imagining the Future

Invisibility, Immortality and 40 Other Incredible Ideas

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Imagining the Future by Paul Holper
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Age 9-13 Flying through time and flying in cars. Living underwater and living forever. Robot servants. 3D-printed food. Wouldn't it be amazing if science fiction became science fact? We're living in a rapidly changing world. Hardly a week passes without an exciting technological breakthrough. Get prepared for the fantastic future with this guide to the unbelievable and incredible inventions just over the horizon. Invisibility, instant transportation, holograms and lots of gadgets were once the dreams of science fiction ... now they might become science fact! Imagining the Future is the first step in arriving there. If you can dream it, perhaps one day you can invent it.

Author Biography

Simon Torok has worked in communication for more than 20 years, including as Communication Manager for CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, as a climate change communicator at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in England, and as editor of two science magazines for young people. Simon has a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University, and completed a PhD in climate change science at the University of Melbourne. Paul Holper worked for CSIRO in the environmental research field for over 25 years, in senior communication and research management roles. He managed the Australian Climate Change Science Program, was convenor of the high-profile Australian climate change science "Greenhouse" conference series, and was Communication Manager for Atmospheric Research. Paul has an Honors degree in chemistry and qualifications in science communication and education.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2016
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Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
CSIRO Publishing
Pages
144
Dimensions
153x234x10
ISBN-13
9781486302727
Product ID
24707344

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