Wednesday, October 8, 1997

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  • Visions: Science in the Next Millennium

    With the approach of the next millennium, there is growing anticipation, anxiety and curiosity about what the future will bring. Will the 21st century bring a Garden of Eden, a paradise of peace and plenty, an Age of Aquarius, or will it bring us the nightmare of 1984 or Brave New World?

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