With its increasingly effective search product, Google changed the way we access information. The company’s email product has made enough advances to leave other webmail providers in the dust. YouTube changed the way we consume video. Google Maps helped lead us in the the right direction. Search, check. Email, check. Video, check. Maps, check. So what’s next? Apparently extending the human lifespan. In this cover story, Time’s Harry McCracken and Lev Grossman talk to Larry Page and others about Google’s latest “moon shot” called Calico and wonder: Can Google Solve Death? From Larry Page: “We should be spending a commensurate amount with what normal types of companies spend on research and development, and spend it on things that are a little more long-term and a little more ambitious than people normally would.” Stay tuned. I’ll be writing a follow-up to this story in a few hundred years.