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KAKU ON HAWKING: AN ‘EARTH 2’ SOLUTION

Click to Visit MSNBCAt the recent BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards in London, England, cosmologist Stephen Hawking said, “The human failing I would most like to correct is ‘aggression.’ It may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.” He warns that major nuclear war could be the end of civilization, possibly humankind.

As both a physicist and an optimist, Dr. Michio Kaku sees the very same scenario as motivation for ingenuity and opportunity. Specifically, using science, technology, and strides in space exploration to strengthen humanity’s presence (and its chances) to survive and even prosper beyond our earthly limits, out in space — to become, as he puts it, a “2 Planet Species.”

Dr. Kaku returns again on MSNBC’s ‘The Ed Show’ to discuss Hawking‘s remarks as he presents his own insights along with solutions that could be like an “insurance policy” for the human race. WATCH NOW!

MOON FOR SALE? THE NEW SPACE RACE

Click to See Related Blog PostRELATED (FEB 12, 2015) – With private sector lunar operations recently approved by the AST, a new kind of space race is now underway. Dr. Kaku appears on ‘The Ed Show’ to discuss the growing role of private industry in space exploration. CLICK NOW!

MOON FOR SALE? THE NEW SPACE RACE

Click to Visit MSNBCThe FAA’s Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, known as the AST, has approved private sector operations on the Moon. All signs indicate that we are in the midst of a new kind of space race — wherein the private sector seeks to play a starring role.

Dr. Michio Kaku rejoins Ed Schultz, on MSNBC’s ‘The Ed Show’ to discuss the key players, like Bigelow Aerospace and SpaceX, and the bold initiatives underway that will shape the future of the final frontier. WATCH NOW!

KAKU JOINS ‘CBS THIS MORNING’ TO DISCUSS UNUSUAL SURGE IN EARTHQUAKE ACTIVITY

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A recent unusual surge in global seismic activity has given rise to a so-called ‘Swarm of Earthquakes’ hitting concentrated regions of the continental United States by the dozen. Residents in affected areas are notably rattled as officials formulate appropriate responses. CBS News Contributor, Dr. Michio Kaku joined ‘CBS This Morning’ hosts, Charlie Rose, Gayle King, and Norah O’Donnell, on Friday to explain the science behind the mysterious seismic surge. This one ends on a laugh. WATCH NOW!

KAKU VISITS MSNBC’s ‘THE ED SHOW’

Click to Visit MSNBCScientists have identified eight distinct planetary objects beyond our own solar system, each exhibiting earth-like qualities considered essential to supporting and sustaining intelligent life. Dr. Michio Kaku recently joined Ed Schultz, host of MSNBC’s ‘The Ed Show’ to explore the exciting possibilities of life out in the stars beyond Earth. WATCH NOW! and stay tuned for more…

KAKU ON HYDROGEN FUTURE AT 2015 CES

KAKU OPENS HISTORIC GLOBAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM TOYOTA

international-ces-logo-200At the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Michio Kaku opened TOYOTA’s press conference, providing his take on the potential of a hydrogen society.

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Dr. Kaku is a longtime proponent of hydrogen and, in particular, hydrogen fuel cells as a key means to serve the world’s global energy needs and propel society to a more earth-friendly future.

See Dr. Kaku’s Official Twitter for more information and developments.

KAKU VISITS CNN ‘QUEST MEANS BUSINESS’

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When Richard Quest, host of CNN’s ‘Quest Means Business’ invited Dr. Michio Kaku to appear on his show to share his visions of the future, Dr. Kaku was happy to oblige. Touching on subjects that leap from the pages of his latest New York Times Bestseller, THE FUTURE OF THE MIND, Kaku and Quest explore the spectrum of breakthrough ideas and inventions on the horizon, from augmented reality to augmented physiology.

WATCH NOW! and stay tuned for another installment in January 2015.

KAKU ON THE SCIENCE OF ‘EXODUS’

EXODUS: Gods and Kings, the star-studded biblically-inspired epic film from director, Ridley Scott, opens in theaters today and it’s already making waves.

Speaking of waves, CBS invited Dr. Michio Kaku to offer his assessment, as a theoretical physicist, on the feasibility of parting the waters of the Red Sea, as Moses did in the famous bible story on which the motion picture is based. Can it be done relying only on science, without the aid of divine intervention? CBSN poses the question, "Could Moses really part the Red Sea?" WATCH NOW!

After you’ve parted the waters of EXODUS, travel through a cosmic wormhole in Dr. Kaku’s review (also on CBSN) of the hit sci-fi thriller, INTERSTELLAR.

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KAKU WRITES FOR VARIETY SPECIAL FEATURE

INTERSTELLAR

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VARIETYWriters On Writers Special FeatureINTERSTELLAR, the inter-dimensional sci-fi blockbuster movie from acclaimed director, Christopher Nolan, continues to wow audiences and critics alike with mind-bending sights and sounds at the forefront of science and storytelling.

Recently, the feature editors at VARIETY, the premiere Hollywood publication, respected throughout the world of show business professionals since 1905, asked Dr. Michio Kaku to contribute to their annual CONTENDERS Series in a special feature called CONTENDERS: WRITERS ON WRITERS.

Dr. Kaku shares his insights and impressions, not just as a physicist and futurist, but also as an avid moviegoer and bona fide fanatic of science fiction. The special feature is ONLINE NOW and hits print at newsstands this week.

Ready for more outer-worldly adventures?

Fly through the wormhole with this recent video post featuring Dr. Kaku on the SCIENCE OF INTERSTELLAR and a detailed paper that delves still deeper into the mighty mysterious realms of interstellar travel.

KAKU ON THE SCIENCE OF ‘INTERSTELLAR’

INTERSTELLAR has been called one of the most realistic space films ever made. As a CBS News Contributor, Dr. Michio Kaku was recently asked to give his own informed perspective, as a theoretical physicist, assessing how good a job the filmmakers did at the task of aligning their ambitious work of science fiction with the expanding forefront of science fact. WATCH NOW!

For more of Dr. Kaku’s thoughts and observations about The Physics of Interstellar Travel, read this aptly-named classic paper by the man himself.

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USA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FESTIVAL 2014

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Dr. Michio Kaku is a proud participant in the upcoming 3RD ANNUAL USA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FESTIVAL taking place on April 26th and 27th, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

The FREE festival is analogous to an art, music, or food festival, but with a focus on science and engineering. There will be over 3,000 hands-on activities and over 150 stage shows. The event is also a resource for information about scholarships, internships, jobs, and taking part in science’s new frontiers.

"As a culture, we celebrate actors, pop stars and athletes… and we generate a lot of them. Our mission here is to celebrate science and engineering by producing and presenting the most compelling, exciting, educational, and entertaining science festival in the United States," said Larry Bock, USASEF Founder.

Dr. Kaku will speak to a live audience on the EINSTEIN STAGE at 4 PM on Saturday, April 26th, 2014. Following the speaking event, at 5 PM, Dr. Kaku will meet and greet fans at an official booksigning at TABLE #4 of the festival’s on-site book fair. Dr. Kaku will be signing copies of his latest New York Times Bestseller, THE FUTURE OF THE MIND.

Want more? Watch this awareness video for the festival and this preview video about Dr. Kaku’s appearance. For more event details, simply click here.

Medicine in the Year 2060 : Fox News

MSNBC’s Countdown Interview with Lawrence O’Donnell discussing Planet X, 2012 & Water on the Moon

CBS Interview about Conspiracy Theories surrounding the Large Hadron Collider project

Follow the Methane! New NASA Strategy for Mars?

The recent discovery of methane on Mars is more than a curiousity. It could be a game changer. For the last three decades, NASA’s Mars exploration program has been based on a single mantra: Follow the water. Where there is water, there might be life. So far, this strategy has come up empty handed. But now, NASA might have to change course and follow the methane.

Quantum Teleporting, Yes; the Rest Is Movie Magic

In a battle waged with popcorn, floodlights, chalk and star power, science and art squared off at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology one night last month in regards to the upcoming film Jumper.