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29th August 2020

Elon Musk reveals new details of Neuralink

In this video, Elon Musk demonstrates a prototype brain–computer interface chip – implanted in a pig – that his company Neuralink has been working on. The device could one day be used by humans to augment their abilities.

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17th July 2020

Flight over Korolev Crater on Mars

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a new video – based on images taken by the orbiting Mars Express – showing the 81 km (51 mile) Korolev crater on Mars.

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9th July 2020

3D-printed Mars habitat, by AI SpaceFactory

AI SpaceFactory, a space architecture and technology design agency, recently won first prize in NASA's competition to build a prototype Mars habitat.

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23rd May 2020

Next-generation graphics revealed on PS5

Epic Games – the developers of Unreal Engine – have demonstrated the graphics rendering platform's next major version, which is due for release in 2021.

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17th May 2020

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

CBS All Access has revealed plans for a new spin-off series of Star Trek, titled Strange New Worlds.

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20th April 2020

"Mining Station" by Emil van Dam

After a long absence, we are reviving our Future Art section!

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23rd February 2020

Computing in the 2020s

In this video, computer expert Christopher Barnatt gives us his predictions for the next decade – including the rise of AI and attentive computing, shrinking desktop PCs, mainstream NPUs, and Peak Smartphone.

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2nd February 2020

"The Turning Point", by Steve Cutts

Steve Cutts is a freelance animator and illustrator based in London. His latest video, 'The Turning Point', explores the destruction of the environment, climate change and species extinction from a different perspective.

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29th December 2019

Units of time – orders of magnitude

The diagram here shows different measurements of time – from a yoctosecond (extremely short), to a yottasecond (extremely long), with a midpoint of one second.

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19th November 2019

World electricity sources, 1990-2100

This graph shows the progress in clean energy from 1990 to 2100. It suggests that fossil fuels could be obsolete for generating electricity by 2078.

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22nd September 2019

Could we terraform Mars?

In this video from PBS Space Time, hosted by astrophysicist Matt O'Dowd, we look at the science and technology required to transform our planetary neighbour into a second Earth.

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7th September 2019

Ad Astra – "the most realistic depiction of space travel in a movie"

Ad Astra is an upcoming science fiction adventure film that follows astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) as he travels to the outer Solar System to find his missing father (Tommy Lee Jones).

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11th August 2019

Bionic eye technology, 2000-2050

This graph shows the progress in bionic eye technology. It suggests that a retinal implant with pixel resolution equivalent to a human eye could be achieved by 2048.

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21st July 2019

Star Trek: Picard – Official Teaser

Fans of Star Trek will be excited to hear that an eighth series of the franchise is planned for early next year.

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16th July 2019

140 Years Young: The Future of Aging

In a recent talk at Google's Zeitgeist Minds conference, molecular biologist Dr. Maria Blasco presented the latest developments in anti-aging research – with a focus on telomeres.

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