Modern projects that can save mankind
• Modern projects that can save humanity
Mankind is forced to face greater and greater challenges, some of which require quite urgent and very, very difficult decisions. For example, what to do with global warming, which already has a significant impact on our planet? How to deal with a possible overpopulation of the Earth, what to do if the predictions come true conspiracy theories and we just take and drop a huge asteroid? Do not be surprised, but scientists have the answers to most of these questions. Here are some very ambitious mega-projects, which at one time may save the whole world.
We live in a frighteningly vast universe, and nothing can prevent an asteroid from its depths at some point just to destroy humanity. About this is what happened to the dinosaurs, and because scientists are constantly trying to figure out what to do with this threat. One of the most promising solutions includes the development of a special spacecraft, asteroids killer. He will be able to intercept the dangerous aliens still on approach to the planet and shoot them off course. A little less impressive than it was shown in "Armageddon", but much more efficiently.
doomsday vault Lunar
In 2015, the global seed bank was established in Svalbard. Here, a very reliable protection, kept the majority of the most important for the seeds of humanity. But will it be enough in the crash? Definitely not. Bernard Foini, leading researcher mission ESA SMART-1 project leader for smuggle genetic information of humans and animals on the Moon: According to his idea, even if you die earth, the survivors would get time to restore the culture on another planet. At this point probe storage Foini developed together with NASA researchers.
Control of the Sun
In 1992, Russia has implemented a very ambitious project "Banner 2" - a kind of cosmic mirror designed to reflect the sun's rays at certain places on the planet. The idea of solar reflectors then experienced a renaissance: now, many European countries are working on a suborbital light satellites, which will be equipped with solar sails. These projects can once and for all solve the energy shortage problem, as conventional solar panels will become a very effective source.
According to United Nations estimates, by 2100 the world bude to live more than 11 billion people. Nobody yet knows whether the planet is able to feed so many people, but the solution of this problem, scientists are trying to do. One of the most ambitious projects is the creation of a vertical super-cities - such towers planned (of course, in the indefinite future) to build on the deserts and the poles. Each tower will accommodate 500 000 million ... At the head of this number just does not fit.