National Geographic 10 Ways To End The World 2012
National Geographic 10 Ways To End The World: More than 99.9% of all species that have inhabited the Earth are extinct – could mankind be next? Black holes hurdling through space, deadly asteroids able to wipe out northern Europe in a single blow, hostile extra-terrestrials…science has introduced you to a host of galactic doomsday scenarios that could jeopardize your planet. But, these cosmic catastrophes are second tier to the dangers that Mother Nature – and mankind itself – can inflict. Will a supervolcanic eruption alter our planet’s atmosphere so completely that we stand little chance of survival? Could a pandemic on a scale larger than the 1918 Spanish influenza sweep the globe? Or, will mankind’s quest to push the bounds of scientific understanding ultimately lead to its demise?