Exploring the future of science and human potential

In a recent episode of the program’ Zināmais Nezināmajā’ (Known in the Unknown) aired on the Latvian National Radio on February 29, the program hosted three esteemed experts, including the deputy director for science of the ISSP UL, Dr. habil. phys. Andris Šternbergs. Their profound insights on the possibilities and challenges in fields like space travel, renewable energy, longevity, and cellular regeneration made for a captivating discussion.

The participants debated the feasibility of creating a spacecraft that could travel to the far reaches of the universe without traditional fuel. They also discussed the potential for developing engines that could provide renewable energy indefinitely, addressing our increasing need for electricity sustainably.

The conversation then turned to the human body, igniting hope and excitement as the potential for eternal youth through advancements in cellular regeneration was explored. The experts shared insights on how science could unlock the body’s ability to rejuvenate and heal itself, potentially leading to groundbreaking discoveries in anti-ageing research, underscoring these advancements’ transformative potential.

The program shed light on the thrilling possibilities in science and technology. The discussions not only challenged listeners to think beyond the limits of what is currently possible but also painted a vivid picture of the potential for groundbreaking discoveries in the future, sparking the listeners’ imagination and curiosity.

“Zināmais nezināmajā” is a popular science radio magazine covering various science fields: nature, ecology, geography, ornithology, zoology, astronomy, archaeology, and history. It also looks into the achievements of science and technology and the lives and works of outstanding personalities. Special attention is devoted to the achievements of Latvian scientists worldwide and in Latvia.

The program recording in Latvian