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"Mars mind and bodies, design for a multi-planetary species" exhibition at PMQ, Central Hong Kong

Central Education HKU PMQ Space

"Mars mind and bodies, design for a multi-planetary species" exhibition at PMQ, Central Hong Kong

We are going to Mars. From lower gravity, no breathable air, temperature colder than Antarctica, radiation, lack of water and soil to grow food, lack of communication infrastructure, lack of life... The first Martians will have to rely on the latest in science and technology to survive and thrive on the red planet. We will have to intentionally redesign our bodies and minds to survive and thrive in our new environment. Current progress in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and genetics suggest the quantified human body is about to expand our ability... From 2020, all the way to 2100, the young designers...

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Floating Marine Laboratory, proof of concept demonstration on the water, Friday May 22.

HKU Ocean Research

Floating Marine Laboratory, proof of concept demonstration on the water, Friday May 22.

  With HKU Master of Architecture students, we are designing an innovative ocean science and entrepreneurship infrastructures. A floating laboratory for research and development to study the ocean and develop sustainable solutions for the Hong Kong waters and the world.  Time: Friday, May 22, 2020, at 11:00 - 12:00 Hong Kong Time VIrtual Location: https://hku.zoom.us/j/91067882707  | Meeting ID: 910 6788 2707   ConceptThe ocean is where all life comes from and our future depends on it. The ocean covers more than 70% of our planet’s surface and absorbs most of the heat from the sun, therefore controlling the earth’s climate. But...

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