When a couple of journalists join a bunch of powerful people for a weekend on the beautiful California coast, tasked with thinking about the biggest challenges facing humanity, techno-optimism, and visions of cold fusion prevail.
Two new privately funded space telescopes will let schools and universities perform space imaging on the cheap. Self-portraits in outer space (yes, they exist) are just the beginning of the new space telescope race.
The first entrant in the Genomics X Prize is taking up the challenge of truly cheap and rapid genome sequencing. If it can do it, we’ll know a lot more about the human genome, and the promise for the future of medicine will be off the charts.
X Prize’s innovation competitions bring together creative luminaries at its Visioneering events to generate no-limits solutions to our biggest issues. Here’s what we can learn from these high-level brainstorms.