June 12, 2016

Konstanz

Kostanz by Donato Scarano on 500px.com

Sigmaringen

Sigmaringen by Donato Scarano on 500px.com

Abu Dhabi Road

Abu Dhabi Road by Donato Scarano on 500px.com

June 9, 2016

Stephen Petranek: Your kids might live on Mars. Here's how they'll survive

It sounds like science fiction, but journalist Stephen Petranek considers it fact: within 20 years, humans will live on Mars. In this provocative talk, Petranek makes the case that humans will become a spacefaring species and describes in fascinating detail how we'll make Mars our next home. "Humans will survive no matter what happens on Earth," Petranek says. "We will never be the last of our kind."

Schloss Cafe'

Sigmaringen by Donato Scarano on 500px.com

June 5, 2016

Hatta

Hatta by Donato Scarano on 500px.com

Juan Enriquez: We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely

For four billion years, what lived and died on Earth depended on two principles: natural selection and random mutation. Then humans came along and changed everything — hybridizing plants, breeding animals, altering the environment and even purposefully evolving ourselves. Juan Enriquez provides five guidelines for a future where this ability to program life rapidly accelerates. "This is the single most exciting adventure human beings have been on," Enriquez says. "This is the single greatest superpower humans have ever had."

Gargano

Vieste by Donato Scarano on 500px.com