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“Doomsday”

Mar 24, 2014 05:54 AM ET
A recent NASA-backed study predicted that civilization is on the verge of collapse. Should we take this seriously? Laci and Dr. Ian O'Neill, Discovery News' resident solar physicist and doomsday specialist, discuss why this prediction is any differen
Researchers say we're clearly on the road to ruin.
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 ...
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