Food will be commercially synthesized from chemical stocks like coal or atmospheric nitrogen. —J.B.S. Haldane

Created by gwern on 2010-08-18; known on 2043-01-01

  • gwern estimated 10% on 2010-08-18
  • gwern said “ 2010-08-18
  • gwern said ““Many of our foodstuffs, including the proteins, we shall probably build up from simpler sources such as coal and atmospheric nitrogen….on 2010-08-18
  • gwern said “..I should be inclined to allow 120 years, but not much more, before a completely satisfactory diet can be produced in this way on a commercial scale."on 2010-08-18
  • themusicgod1 estimated 53% on 2016-10-07
  • pranomostro estimated 20% on 2019-01-10
  • Baeboo estimated 30% on 2019-01-11

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