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Stephen Petranek’s countdown of ways the world might end – and how to save it – is undeniably fascinating. If you want to be privy to the kind of conversation science writers and editors indulge in over a few beers, getAbstract believes you’ll enjoy this lecture.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What top 10 threats jeopardize humanity’s survival,
  • How people can combat these threats using advances in science and research.

About the Speaker

Stephen Petranek is the editor in chief of the Weider History Group, a magazine publisher.



Scientists have identified several scenarios in which the world could end. With enough research funding, thinkers could find solutions to the top ten threats to humankind:

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