Major Martian Volcanoes from MOLA - Olympus Mons
Two views of Olympus Mons, shown as topography draped over a Viking image mosaic. MOLA’s (Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter) regional topography has shown that this volcano sits off to the west of the main Tharsis rise rather than on its western flank. The topography also clearly shows the relationship between the volcano’s scarp and massive aureole deposit that was produced by flank collapse. The vertical exaggeration is 10:1.
Credit: NASA/MOLA Science Team
Will People Alive Today Have The Opportunity To Upload Their Consciousness To A New Robotic Body?
At the recent Global Future 2045 International Congress held in Moscow, 31-year-old media mogul Dmitry Itskov told attendees how he plans to create exactly that kind of immortality, first by creating a robot controlled by the human brain, then by actually transplanting a human brain into a humanoid robot, and then by replacing the surgical transplant with a method for simply uploading a person’s consciousness into a surrogate ‘bot. He thinks he can get beyond the first phase—to transplanting a working brain into a robot—in just ten years, putting him on course to achieve his ultimate goal—human consciousness completely disembodied and placed within a holographic host—within 30 years time.