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State of science in 2020 | Future Forecast

Read 47 science predictions for 2020, a year that will see the world transform thanks to disruptions in science that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore them all. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Science releases for 2020
In 2020, a number of science breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Between 2020 to 2023, a periodic solar event called a "grand minimum" overtakes the sun (lasting through 2070), resulting in diminished magnetism, infrequent sunspot production and less ultraviolet (UV) radiation reaching Earth — all bringing a cooler per Likelihood: 50% 1
  • China wants to land probe on dark side of the moon. 1
  • The Paris climate change deal comes into effect with the goal of keeping global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) compared with pre-industrial times. 1
  • World's first robot Olympics held in Japan 1
  • Venera-D space probe to reaches Venus 1
  • Overwhelmingly Large Telescope (OWL) goes into operation 1
  • Giant Magellan Telescope goes into operation 1
Science related predictions due to make an impact in 2020 include:
Related science articles for 2020:
Next Scheduled Update For This Future Timeline
January 17, 2022. Last updated January 17, 2020.
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