“Harrowing Scene at Ground Zero” –The Day the Dinosaurs Died

 

Day Dinosaurs Died

 

“It would have felt like the ground beneath your feet had become a ship in the middle of the ocean,” says earth and space science professor Mark Richards at the University of Washington. “Then rocks would have bombarded you from a boiling sky that was beginning to take on a hazy glow. Massive wildfires would have sprouted up as the ground burst into flames. It would have seemed like the end of the world.”

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Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Cassini Discovers Something Astonishing to ‘Lucy’ of the AI Epoch”

Dark Energy Survey

 

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Planet Earth Report –“Dinosaurs on the Moon to New Species from Cancers”

 

Earth from the ISS

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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AlphaZero –“The ‘Lucy’ of the Emerging AI Epoch”

Cyborgs

 

Humankind’s first glimpse of an awesome new kind of intelligence occurred on December 2018, when researchers at DeepMind, the artificial-intelligence company owned by Google’s parent corporation, Alphabet Inc., filed a dispatch from what one day may be recognized as a herald of next great epoch of human evolution –the “Lucy”, Australopithecus afarensis, the famous early ancestor of modern humans, of the emerging “Cyborg Epoch” of hyperintelligence.

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“The Invisible Extinction” –Before the Dinosaurs, Earth Lost 3/4’s of It’s Life

Earth from Space

 

“This shows that even when biology on Earth is comprised entirely of microbes, you can still have what could be considered an enormous die-off event that otherwise is not recorded in the fossil record,” said Stanford University’s Malcolm Hodgskiss about clues from Canadian rocks formed billions of year ago that reveal a previously unknown loss of life when oxygen levels plummeted, resulting in a die-off likely greater than the extinction of the dinosaurs.

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Age of Cyborgs: The Next Kingdom of Life –“Humans Will Vanish from Earth”

 

“Our supremacy as the prime understanders of the cosmos is rapidly coming to end,” says famed British environmentalist and futurist, James Lovelock describing cyborgs as self-sufficient, self-aware descendants of today’s robots and artificial intelligence systems in the emerging era of the Novacene. “I think of cyborgs as another kingdom of life,” he says. “They will stand to us in much the same way as we ourselves, as a kingdom of animals, stand to plants. ”

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