Chesley Bonestell, “The Exploration of Mars” (1953), oil on board, 143/8 x 28 inches, gift of William Estler, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Reproduced courtesy of Bonestell LLC.

Science and Society

Understanding how humans think and react to innovations in science and technology is important in shaping government policy. This section delves into finding the balance between government regulations and increasing innovation in all fields of science and technology, including artificial intelligence, government censorship, machine learning in online social platforms, biomedical engineering and human genome editing.