Daryn Kagan explores the fascinating world of books and the people who write them.
NASA’s chief scientist, Ellen Stofan, recently said humans will set foot on Mars by the mid-2030s. If this were to occur, there’s a good chance many boomers will be around to see it happen. That got me wondering: What else will come to pass before the last boomer becomes a memory? I turned to two science fiction authors who make a living thinking about the future and asked them for their thoughts: Kathleen Ann Goonan and Allen Steele.
As I look over my appointment schedule for the day, I mentally note that I’m set up for two patients to be dropped off for CT scans, one of whom will hopefully be immediately transported to an operating room, so surgery can be done to remove a large tumor pressing against the ribs.
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