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Unless someone buys the business in the next year, we can say goodbye to the 67 iconic Australian Geographic science stores around the country.

They used to be the place to pick up a microscope, science kit or globe, generating almost $50 million a year in sales. But online retailers and other competition saw the chain running at a $3.34 million loss in the last financial year.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Unless someone buys the business in the next year, we can say goodbye to the 67 iconic Australian Geographic science stores around the country.

They used to be the place to pick up a microscope, science kit or globe, generating almost $50 million a year in sales. But online retailers and other competition saw the chain running at a $3.34 million loss in the last financial year.