Imagination — one of the least understood but most cherished products of the mind and brain — will become the focus of wide-ranging study at a new center jointly founded by UC San Diego and the Arthur C 다운로드. Clarke Foundation.
The two institutions have created the UCSD-based Center for Human Imagination, which will involve thinkers from fields as different as technology, sociology, politics, medicine and literature, especially science fiction 다운로드.
“We are changing the world so fast right now and the level of transformation is profound,” said Sheldon Brown, the UCSD media arts professor who was named director of the center 꿈꾸라. “This is the outcome of imagination. We need a more thoughtful, deliberative approach to understanding how it works.”
The perils and positives of imagination were a defining theme for Clarke, the British futurist and science fiction author who wrote such acclaimed books as “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Rendezvous with Rama.”
“Every couple of years, we are literally doubling our understanding of how the brain functions,” Brown said 코인옵스 다운로드. “We can ask specific questions about how imagination works.
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Sea levels off most of California are expected to rise by about three feet over the next century, according to projections released Friday by the National Research Council 브이로그 음악.
The study is arguably the most comprehensive report of its kind for the West Coast, and its conclusions fall into the range offered by other estimates in recent years 다운로드. They reinforce predictions that coastal areas will face increased damage from storms and big waves — what the research council called one of the most visible effects of large-scale climatic changes 다운로드.
“Following a few thousand years of relative stability, global sea level has been rising since the late 19th or early 20th century, when global temperatures began to increase,” said the peer-reviewed report, co-authored by Daniel Cayan, a research meteorologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego 크롬 구글 드라이브 다운로드.
“Sea-level rise will send reverberations throughout local and state economies.”
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