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Humans are pretty jaded these days. We can write most of the strange phenomena we see off as science (or we honestly don't care). But when Roman philosophers such as Pliny the Elder witnessed moonless nights glow bright like the day, it definitely made an impression. Others since then have been awestruck by these "bright nights", too.

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.

Humans are pretty jaded these days. We can write most of the strange phenomena we see off as science (or we honestly don't care). But when Roman philosophers such as Pliny the Elder witnessed moonless nights glow bright like the day, it definitely made an impression. Others since then have been awestruck by these "bright nights", too.