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Image Cache: If you want to see beautiful auroras, forget Alaska, Canada and Iceland -- check out Jupiter. At the gas giant's north pole, the most powerful and luminous northern lights in the solar system shimmer and glow in an endless geomagnetic storm that's larger than our entire planet.

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.

Image Cache: If you want to see beautiful auroras, forget Alaska, Canada and Iceland -- check out Jupiter. At the gas giant's north pole, the most powerful and luminous northern lights in the solar system shimmer and glow in an endless geomagnetic storm that's larger than our entire planet.