As exciting as geophysics is, the Neurosciences and Biology are truly in their golden age. The speed with which the faster than exponential climb in technology, nanotechnology and the solid foundation of evolution has accelerated the pace of research.
It is exciting to talk with my colleagues in these areas. The brain is our “petaflop” computer. We all have one, no one really understandings how it works. A break through just reported regarding the Brain’s Master switch can be found here.
Use your 100 billion neurons well and for the common good. Just do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.