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The Future of Humanity is amazing, and yet Kaku is in smooth, perfect control of it the entire time.” please sign up NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man’s future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies. As a result two chimpanzees have more genetic variation than all human beings combined; we differ by .01 of a percent. 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The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man’s future when one day we are forced to leave the Earth. We are entering a New Golden Age of space exploration. . Climate change. “The wide popular interest in Elon Musk’s recent launch of one of his own Tesla cars into space shows the extent to which space travel has again become mass entertainment as well as, perhaps, mass aspiration. 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