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Over the last three nights, ABC TV's Stargazing Live has educated viewers about the universe. But a crowdsourcing effort to catalogue unmapped parts of the skies promoted by the program has turned up a brand new solar system containing four planets, 600 light years from Earth.

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.