Mankind Is Dooming Itself But Humans Have Chance To Survive: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking said that a man-made planetary disaster due to global warming, genetically engineered viruses and nuclear war is likely to happen in the next millennia. The astrophysicist, however, is optimistic that mankind can survive.(Photo : CERN/Laurent Egli 2012 | Facebook) Stephen Hawking has said that humanity could wipe itself out warning that there is a high chance of a disaster occurring on Earth in the next millennia and that these dangers are of our own making. Hawking, in his first BBC Reith Lecture, which will be aired on Jan. 26, pointed out that nuclear war, genetically engineered viruses and global warming could increase the odds of a planetary disaster. Global warming has been linked to extreme weather events and rising of sea level that could make some regions of the…


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