The End of Life on Earth
- Extra Reading
Astronomically speaking, there are a number of ways in which life on Earth could be wiped out. For example, a giant asteroid could hit Earth with such energy that the oceans are boiled off.
This lecture will assess which astronomical events are likely and which are not. [It will not consider anthropogenic means by which life on Earth might end].
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