April 22, 2004
Here are three different ways gray goo might kill you, in ascending order of probability:
3. Tiny nanobots swarm over and disassemble your body, atom by atom. Chances of this occurring? Probably less than being struck by an asteroid.
2. Public worries over gray goo lead to a ban on the development of molecular manufacturing, allowing nations with fewer scruples to develop and make use of the technology… read more