Here you will find a selection of science, technology and future-related links.
100,000 Stars — an interactive 3D visualisation of the stellar neighborhood, including over 100,000 nearby stars.
History discussion board — discussions
about possible future events and scenarios.
Click — general tech news.
Beyond Earthly Skies — a blog on extrasolar science.
Dreams — Paul Gilster looks at peer-reviewed research on
deep space exploration, with an eye toward interstellar possibilities.
Cleverbot — Cleverbot is an AI web application that learns how to mimic conversations
by conversing with humans.
Progress — a blog on the science, solutions and
politics of climate change.
Data.gov/climate/ — data, tools, maps and other resources related to climate change.
Deep Space Industries — this company aims to carry out asteroid prospecting, mining and processing in the near future. It emerged as a rival and competitor to Planetary Resources.
Information Administration — official
energy statistics from the US government.
engadget — the latest gadgets and consumer technology.
ESA.int — official website of the European Space Agency (ESA).
EurekAlert! — breaking news alerts of the latest
scientific discoveries and advances.
ExplainingTheFuture.com — education, training and entertainment resources relating to future technologies, future challenges and future trends. The site is written and maintained by author, futurist and videographer Christopher Barnatt.
Extreme Tech — the latest cutting-edge technology and emerging trends.
FutureForAll — a layperson's view of future technology and society.
Climate Change: NASA — news, data and satellite imagery from NASA related to global warming and climate change.
Trends — useful data on current trends.
The Guardian/Environment — news, comment and discussion on key green, environmental and climate change issues from the Guardian online.
Magazine — covering technological, scientific and cultural
trends that are changing – and will change – human beings in fundamental
Joan — an artificially intelligent, speaking, videocentric avatar.
the Curve — a blog by the futurist and author, Jack Uldrich.
kurzweilai.net — official website of Ray Kurzweil, well-known futurist and
author who believes a singularity will occur in 2045.
Like Us — a web resource for those interested in evolutionary
thought, cognitive science, synthetic life, artificial intelligence,
and general science that improves the human condition. Updated daily.
Mars One — a Dutch effort to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025.
mkaku.org — official website of Michio Kaku, futurist and theoretical physicist
specialising in string field theory.
Nano Age — an overview of nanotechnology and its potential
NASA.gov — official website of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Daily news, updates and photos covering the agency's many space missions and research projects.
New Economics Foundation — a leading think tank promoting social, economic and environmental justice. The NEF advocates a 21-hour work week.
of Future — newspaper articles from the future.
Phys.org — general science news.
Planetary Resources — co-founded by Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson, their stated goal is to "expand Earth's natural resource base" by developing and deploying the technologies for asteroid mining.
RealClimate — a blog on climate science, written by climate scientists.
r/Futurology — a Reddit community of futurology enthusiasts, engaged in speculation about the future of humanity, technology and civilisation.
Daily — latest research news and press releases.
Foundation — co-founded by Aubrey de Grey, this non-profit
organisation is working to develop and promote a cure for aging.
Weblog — a journal on trends, news, issues and people related to the technological singularity, including regular podcast interviews with scientists, writers, entrepreneurs, film-makers, journalists, philosophers and artists.
University — based in Silicon Valley, and headed by Ray
Kurzweil, its stated aim is to "assemble, educate and inspire a
cadre of leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the development
of exponentially advancing technologies (bio, nano, info, AI, etc.),
and apply, focus and guide these tools to address humanity’s grand
SpaceX — this company was founded by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonisation of Mars. SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world's most advanced rockets and spacecraft.
Statistics.gov.uk — trends and data from the Office for National Statistics (UK).
Review — MIT blog on emerging technologies
and their impact on business and society.
TimeGlider — create your own future timeline.
Universcale — interactive graphic of the universe, from the smallest scales to the largest.
Wired — general tech news.
Future Society — publishes The Futurist magazine.
worldometers.info — live world statistics on population, education, the environment, food,
energy and health.