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Our final century : will the human race survive the twenty-first century?

Author: Martin J Rees
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks ; Oxford : Oxford Publicity Partnership, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Rees
ISBN: 0465068626 9780465068623
OCLC Number: 51315429
Description: 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Technology shock --
The doomsday clock: have we been lucky to survive this long? --
Post-2000 threats: terror and error --
Perpetrators and palliatives --
Slowing science down? --
Baseline natural hazards: asteroid impacts --
Human threats to earth --
Extreme risks: a Pascalian wager --
The doomsday philosophers --
The end of scence? --
Does our fate have cosmic significance? --
Beyond earth --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Martin J. Rees.

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