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Is Space the Final Frontier for Molecular Gastronomy?

Published on 8:39 am By David Nguyen

Chefs who specialize in molecular gastronomy around the world dedicate their lives to food in pursuit of flavor through the use of science and art. They are constantly studying and experimenting with food to push their boundaries. Like a chemist, biologist or physicist, they have a lab. It is a kitchen you would usually imagine […]

Coming Soon: Best of Houston Foresight 2015

Published on 9:59 pm By Andy

It just over a month away to this year’s Best of Houston Foresight session at the World Future Society. This year it’s in San Francisco on July 25th from 2:15-3:45. It is an annual event that gives us a chance to highlight some of the best work coming out of the Houston Foresight program. It is […]

Alumni Thomas Hoffman published in The Journal of the British Interplanetary Society

Published on 1:01 pm By omar sahi

Thomas Hoffman graduated from the UH Foresight program in 2004 and has been active in the futures space since. While a student in the program, Thomas began exploring ideas that became a paper recently published in the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. The paper, titled “Sacred Space: A Beginning Framework for Off-Planet Church” imagines the role of […]

Live from Orlando….It’s the “Best of Houston”

Published on 12:45 pm By Andy

It’s nice to be able to share some video footage of our students (and profs) in action from the World Future Society Conference earlier this month in Orlando — thanks to student (now Adjunct Faculty) Jim Breaux! It’s a “pad” production but the quality is good enough to get a good feel for how our […]

Yu wins 1st Prize in APF Student Recognition Program – Undergraduate

Published on 1:31 pm By Andy

Congratulations to UH student Benjamin Yu on winning First Prize in the Association of Professional Futurists “Student Recognition Program” undergraduate category. Benjamin was a student of mine in the “Impact of Modern Technology on Society” class that is more or less an undergraduate version of our World Futures class. He did an outstanding Framework Forecast […]

Monday Morning Visuals

Published on 10:06 am By Christopher Manfredi

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III gives us this breathtaking three-dimensional view of the universe, making any a cosmonaut as long as they have the time to pour of 1.35 million galaxies. Behind every idea, terrorist attack, or outbreak, there’s a node of information or center of dispersement; if we can understand the nodes, we […]

Space Archeology: Searching the Stars To Find Others

Published on 8:55 am By Christopher Manfredi

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AntiVJ: The Future of Light and Space

Published on 1:07 am By Christopher Manfredi

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Houston Scanning Hits- March 9, 2012

Published on 12:24 pm By Christopher Manfredi

Harnessing the power of changing matter could completely how science can interact with new engineering techniques.  Could the power of changing atoms structures allow humanity the ability of neo-alchemy?  By now illuminating what atoms look like and then having an ability to change atoms structures, who knows what humans may be able to do with […]