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What if the speed of Earth’s rotation suddenly got faster?
Even a 1 mile per hour speed boost would make things pretty weird.
No matter how badly you want an asteroid to hit Earth, it’s not happening this weekend
Rumors of our impending death have been greatly exaggerated.
Coronavirus shows our health agencies are ill prepared for fake news
Disinformation spreads even faster than disease—and it can be just as deadly.
The Doomsday Clock is now closer to midnight than ever before
Just 100 seconds to midnight.
A few small goofs nearly threw the world into nuclear war
Excerpt: End Times
We were not almost killed by an asteroid this week
Asteroids deal with breakups better than we thought
There go our hopes of nuking an apocalyptic asteroid.
The Milky Way could crash into another galaxy way sooner than we thought
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn’t just a pretty satellite galaxy—it’s also a future threat.
The terrifying new climate change report has one silver lining
There is still time to push for a better future.
Yes, Earth’s magnetic poles can flip. But they probably won’t anytime soon.
But they might wobble.