EDGE 2016 question and 198 responses by the invited contributors

A computer-aided transform of a neolithic painting I discovered in a cave in Spain.

From Edge-Serpentine Gallery-MAPS for the 21st Century. Nicholas Humphrey also talks about this image in his book “Soul Dust: The Magic of Consciousness”

Nicholas Humphrey

Edge-Serpentine Gallery-MAPS for the 21st Century


The EDGE 2016 question:

What do you consider the most interesting recent [scientific] news? What makes it important?

You can find the 198 responses by the invited contributors at the following url:


The responses are relatively short (there are few long ones) and readable. It may be possible for you to read all of them. Enjoy!

PS: I also updated my post where I maintain the links to questions and responses from other years



About Suresh Emre

I have worked as a physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory. I am a volunteer for the Renaissance Universal movement. My main goal is to inspire the reader to engage in Self-discovery and expansion of consciousness.
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