October 19, 2013

How to (Realistically) End the World

Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!

The Associated Press

Well, it’s Friday again, and that means it’s time to dip into the question/suggestion box, and see what you’ve come up with for me. This week’s Ask Ethan comes from our reader Michael Acosta, who wants to know about the end of the world. Not, mind you, the way the world is actually likely to end, but in a way that would be satisfying to an aspiring science fiction writer.

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TAGGED: End Of The World, Collision, Sun


October 16, 2013
Another Clue in the Solar Corona Mystery
Columbia University
Drs. Michael Hahn and Daniel Wolf Savin, research scientists at Columbia University's Astrophysics Laboratory in New York, NY, found evidence that magnetic waves in a polar coronal hole contain enough energy to heat the corona... more ››