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953. Within ten years - the JWST will find evidence of photosynthezing life on an exoplanet. 10 years
Joseph L McCord

952. Within ten years - at least a significant minority of physicists will conclude that special relativity theory, as it is presently understood, has to be amended. 10 years
Joseph L McCord

950. There will be fewer than three hostile nuclear detonations on US soil within the next 2 years 2 years
Hjalmar Peters

949. Commercially available electricity from nuclear fusion will not be utilized in an electric grid by 2035 as predicted by the Fusion Industry Association. 12 years
Steven B Kurtz

948. Intel (INTC) will have a market cap of $1 trillion USD or more by Feb 27, 2035. 11 years
Micah D Wade

947. Figure + OpenAI will demonstrate their collaborative robot interacting with human natural language commands, capable of executing the verbal commands of the human operator in a natural “un-staged” environment before the end of 2026. 2 years
Babak Rasolzadeh

946. By 2033, adult obesity levels in the United States will be 50% or less of those reported in 2023. 10 years
Brant von Goble

943. Infant mortality will decrease and healthy lifespan increase worldwide by WHO statistics no matter how much climate change occurs between October 2023 and 31 October 2038. 15 years
Karl M Bunday

942. Within the next 20 years, there will be no agreement to build at least one 1000 MW nuclear reactor within the borders the Republic of Latvia Tuvāko 20 gadu laikā netiks noslēgta vienošanās uzbūvēt Latvijas Republikā vismaz vienu kodolreaktoru ar nominālo jaudu vismaz 1000 MW 20 years
Didzis Veinbergs

941. By 2048 (25 years from now), consumers in the US will not have the option to purchase a fully self-driving car lacking a steering wheel, yet possessing the equivalent transportation capabilities of a standard 2023 sedan. 25 years
Adam Cheyer


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