9 strange ways the world really might end
You’ve probably heard all about the “end-of-Mayan-calendar? doomsday predictions indicating that the world will end in December.
Don’t plan on it, says Washington State University astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch. But if you want to talk doomsday, he knows all about nine other scenarios that really might come to pass.
Schulze-Makuch and British astronomer David Darling co-authored the book “Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End,? scheduled to debut next month from Oneworld Publications.