By the mid-2020s, the world population is projected to surpass 8 billion people, half a billion more than the 2017 population of 7.5 billion.
Predictions and Events for the 2030s #3
January 19, 2038 – 32-bit computer clocks overflow to represent the date as December 13, 1901.
Predictions and Events for the 2020s #9
The Mars-Grunt sample return mission is proposed to launch in the mid-2020s.
Predictions and Events for the 2020s #2
Assuming that the Atlantic multidecadal oscillation runs through a 70-year quasi-cycle (after peaks in 1880 and 1950), its current warm phase is likely to reach its peak.
Predictions and Events for the 2020s #5
Voyager 2 is expected to stop transmitting back to Earth in the 2020s.
Predictions and Events for the 2020s #3
The ESA (Europe), CNSA (China), FKA (Russia), and ISRO (India) each plan to send a human mission to the Moon.
Predictions and Events for the 2030s #4
Plans are under discussion for a human mission to Mars by the middle of the decade.
Quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Source: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to
wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Source: Thomas Jefferson
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Predictions and Events for the 2020s #6
In 2008, futurist Ray Kurzweil put 2029 as the year most likely for a breakthrough in Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). He expects that around this time, computers will reach human intelligence levels, and shortly thereafter surpass the capabilities of the human brain.
Predictions and Events for the 2030s #1
As of December 2009, the United States Census Bureau projects a world population of 8.4 billion by 2030.
Predictions and Events for the 2020s #8
By 2022, India is projected to surpass China as the most populous country.