sâmbătă, 31 iulie 2010

Global disaster: is humanity prepared for the worst?

- Designer viruses, potent new weapons, hurtling asteroids... all have the potential to obliterate humanity. So how do scientists plan for such catastrophes? Full story:

* LiveScience: Antarctica Experiment Discovers Puzzling Space Ray Pattern... Final Mercury Flyby Reveals Huge Magnetic "Power Surges"...Scientists baffled by unusual upper atmosphere shrinkage... As the Sun Awakens, NASA Keeps a Wary Eye on Space Weather... National Geographic (November 19, 2008): "High-energy electrons captured over Antarctica could reveal the presence of a nearby but MYSTERIOUS ASTROPHYSICAL OBJECT that's bombarding Earth with cosmic rays, researchers say":
* Are our oceans dying? Phytoplankton has declined 40% in 60 years as figures reveal Earth has been getting hotter since the Eighties... PENTAGON: GLOBAL WARMING might suddenly trigger a massive GLOBAL COOLING... THE PENTAGON WARNS CLIMATE CHANGE WILL BRING GLOBAL CATASTROPHE... Now the PENTAGON TELLS BUSH (Guardian.co.uk., 22 February 2004): climate change will destroy us... BRITAIN WILL BE 'SIBERIAN' in less than 20 years... National Geographic (December 24, 2009): North Magnetic Pole Moving East Due to Core Flux... FOXNews: 30 Years of Global Cooling Are Coming, Leading Scientist Says:
* Ahmadinejad says expects U.S. to attack MidEast soon... Pravda: World War III Has Already Begun... Russian president cautions against potential threat of war...Israeli attack on Iran might lead to nuclear conflict - Medvedev...Prophecy Warns 2010 Start Of Fatima Chastisement...Prophecy Unfolding? Turkey's New Role in Mideast... Rabbi Reveals Name of the Messiah: