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meta r/Futurology's Official Discord - A relaxed place to chill and discuss all things Futurology.

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r/Futurology 15h ago

Biotech Animals Have Been Cloned From Freeze-Dried Skin Cells in a Scientific First

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r/Futurology 1h ago

meta Japan will begin locking people up for online comments

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r/Futurology 15h ago Wholesome

Society The Infamous 1972 Report That Warned of Civilization's Collapse: _The Limits to Growth_ argued that rampant pollution and resource extraction were pushing Earth to the brink. How does it hold up 50 years later?

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r/Futurology 22h ago Gold Helpful Silver Wholesome

Transport Europe wants a high-speed rail network to replace airplanes

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r/Futurology 11h ago Silver

Computing Mathematical calculations show that quantum communication across interstellar space should be possible

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r/Futurology 1h ago

Economics "The emergence of the passion economy also brings new, and urgent, questions: Is a marriage between work and passion achievable for everyone? Is there truly room for purpose in an economic paradigm that — despite the speed of technological change — still rides on 20th-century ideas?"

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r/Futurology 19h ago

Energy New energy-dense lithium-sulfur battery retains 87.5% capacity at -40F & 115.9% capacity at 122°F, with Coulombic efficiencies above 98 percent at these temperatures (more charge cycles available)

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Environment the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has observed three never-before-seen particles: a new kind of “pentaquark” and the first-ever pair of “tetraquarks”, which includes a new type of tetraquark

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r/Futurology 14h ago

Energy Massive Hike In Natural Gas Prices To Dramatically Accelerate The Pace Of Change In Utility Industry

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r/Futurology 1d ago Silver All-Seeing Upvote Helpful Wholesome Tree Hug

Environment India Home of 1.3 Billon People Bans Single use Plastic

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r/Futurology 17h ago

Nanotech UPenn Scientists create shapeshifting microrobots that can brush and floss teeth

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r/Futurology 19h ago

AI The US Copyright Office on June 29, 2022, rejected a copyright application for an image for which an AI was listed as a co-author along with a human. India and Canada accepted copyright applications for the image. The Indian Copyright Office later sent a withdrawl notice to the human co-author.

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r/Futurology 20h ago

Energy This 'sand' battery stores renewable energy as heat

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r/Futurology 5m ago

Society The Maldives is building the world’s first floating city

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r/Futurology 7m ago

Society The Maldives is building the world’s first floating city

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r/Futurology 21h ago

Energy A new fusion power station will mimic the Sun to provide limitless energy | 'The next technological step after the global ITER fusion experiment'.

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r/Futurology 22h ago

Energy Oregon researchers find that placing agrivoltaic installations along highways to power EV charging stations can reduce both carbon emissions and range anxiety.

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r/Futurology 22h ago

Transport The giant hangar poised for an aviation revolution

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r/Futurology 1d ago Helpful

Environment Engineers create world’s first carbon-neutral cement out of algae. Cement production currently accounts for 8% of global carbon emissions.

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r/Futurology 12h ago

Society New Extractivism – Open Secret - A collection of allegories

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r/Futurology 23h ago

3DPrint 3-D Printing Grows Beyond Its Novelty Roots

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r/Futurology 11h ago

Robotics Korean Police brace for dystopian future with plans for power armor, robot dogs

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Energy Solar panel manufacturer (formerly known as SunPower) says a ground mount system of its modules will payback the energy used to build it in as low as 47 days, suggesting energy payback of hundreds of times of the energy input over a 40 year lifetime

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r/Futurology 2d ago Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy

Computing Quantum Processor Completes 9,000 Years of Work in 36 Microseconds

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r/Futurology 1d ago

Space Opinion | NASA is right to examine UFOs

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r/Futurology 15h ago

Biotech Does NAD+ IV “Drip” Therapy Work?

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