The Present Age: 2000 - 2400

This is the present age, which has scarcely begun.

Colour coding: red = mathematics, astronomy, physics orange = materials, chemistry, geology, engineering, architecture yellow = biology, medicine, exploration, anthropology, psychology green = visual art, printing blue = literature, poetry, music mauve = history, philosophy, metaphysics, theology grey = wars, politics, events (indented)


2000: Completion of the human genome project. World wide web electronic communication advances.

2001: Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Mission and results. @

2001: Terrorist attacks on USA. Afghan war

2003: Iraq war

2004: Ethnic massacres in Darfur, Sudan. Tsunami in Indian ocean

2013: History of slavery shown in DNA studies @.