ik911, to your 1st ?, chances are zero we as a species survives the next hundred years. We have too many pathological idiots with itchy trigger fingers and nukes who cannot wait be the first to erase a few nation-states. What are the chances of us electing real leaders with backgrounds in science and the humanities instead of politicians with degrees in law and rhetorical debate? (Neil DeGrasse Tyson)
To your 2nd ?, it depends on what you plan on coming back as. Insect? Bacterium? Virus? I don't see us ever making it in space, which is probably a good thing for the universe. Maybe a few itinerant souls will end up wandering from star to star, but they'll more as not be jello by the time they find a habitable planet, and you can Grok that to the bank. (Rob Heinlein)
ng,ng In the morning I hope to finish electrifying a new pedelec recumbent trike w planetary gears and if successful will take it for a spin around the island. Peace out, E1.
EZPZ. Finished before I had completed a numerical order survey. 8.