Provide an example to illustrate how an adaptation may lead to natural selection. The example should be detailed enough to show that you understand the linkage.
You are asked to design a monster for a SciFi movie. It is supposed to have evolved in the deep ocean. Tell me one trait it has to help it survive or hunt, and explain how that trait could have evolved.
What is the 1st law of robotics?
We had a decent discussion and presentation on transhumanism and social justice. Explain a potential ethical dilemma caused by human augmentation or thinking robots and explain your feelings on the matter. Topics can include physical or mental enhancement, robot or cyborg rights, or biological and technological modifications
An argument can be made that becoming transhuman is anything from a surgical screw holding a bone in place to a fully robotic body or uploading your consciousness to a computer. Explain your dividing line between human and more than human.
Why are local asteroid collisions a cause for concern of a global change in climate. Your answer should connect the effects of a local impact to Earth’s global climate
How would a solar parachute have an effect on the trajectory of an asteroid?
Explain the Schrödinger’s Cat thought experiment.
If you could experience any Sci-fi technology in real life, what would it be? Does it seem possible in the next 10, 100, 1000 years with the science you have learned in this class?