Dr. Arik Kershenbaum: If Complex Extraterrestrial Lifeforms Do Exist, What Might They Be Like?

If complex alien lifeforms do exist on other planets, what might they look like? How much would they resemble us? How would they function, communicate, and reproduce? Those and other intriguing questions about possible extraterrestrial life have long interested Dr. Arik Kershenbaum, an Israeli-educated zoologist who lives in the U.K. and teaches at Cambridge University.…

Ken Goldberg: Robotics Scientist and Engineer, Artist, Writer, and Inventor

Kenneth “Ken” Goldberg (58–59) is a true Renaissance person: scientist, engineer, artist, writer, and inventor. As a scientist and engineer, he focuses on robotics and automation. Goldberg is professor and chair of the industrial engineering and operations research department at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds the William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in…