Category Archives: End Of World

Asteroid Day

2012DA14. Well I didn’t see it.  Well it was briefly in my scope but the gap in the clouds was so short that I didn’t get a chance to confirm which of the faint white dots was the one.  Oh … Continue reading

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Incoming!

45 metres long.  About the size of a Boeing 757. 130,000 tons.  Heavier than a fully loaded Nimitz class carrier. 2.5 Megatonnes of tnt equivalent if it hit.  That’s six Polaris missiles worth of bang. Right now it’s heading our way.  … Continue reading

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The End of the World!

2.5 Million stars will explode on Friday. Across the Universe there will approximately 30 supernovas a second. All day. Right across the sky, where ever you look stars will be dying.  Tearing themselves apart in world shattering explosions. Sending out … Continue reading

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