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“Doomsday”

Mar 7, 2014 03:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.
Feb 13, 2014 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New concerns about the world-ending potential of the second most powerful particle accelerator in the world stems from a misconception of "risk." Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2013 04:53 AM ET
The U.N. has announced it's undertaking an effort to protect the planet from killer asteroids. Trace explains what the plan will be if a giant space rock sets its sights on Earth.
Sep 9, 2013 07:33 AM ET // Ray Villard
Like the comets that have come before it, Comet ISON is seeing its fair share of crackpot doomsday theories. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2013 11:48 AM ET // Ray Villard
The Doomsday Clock is well and truly ticking for planet Earth as our sun ages and gets hotter. Continue reading →
Jan 5, 2010 05:28 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
Just when the media hysteria over doomsday scenarios relating to the Large Hadron Collider has died down, along comes a visually stunning short film from L Studio called Rift that explores just what such a scenario might look like. It's described as "a surreal interpretation of Pandora's ...
Nov 19, 2012 11:14 AM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
Fortunately, the LHC doomsday hysteria has been soundly debunked... BUT WHAT ABOUT THE ZOMBIES?
Oct 7, 2009 06:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
You can now sleep easy. The threat of the asteroid Apophis hitting our planet has been officially downgraded today. If the 1-in-45,000 odds of Apophis hitting Earth in 2036 weren't slight enough, then how about a tiny 1-in-250,000 chance? In other words, the 250 meter-wide piece of space rock has g...
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