Which apocalypse is the most likely, according to science?

Let’s face it, one day the world as we know it is going to end. Sure, it might only happen in roughly 6 billion years when our Sun reaches its peak size in the red giant stage, vapourises our planet’s atmosphere, and strips away the crust and the mantle, before swallowing up the leftover core. But we probably won’t be around for the centuries that will span this devastating process. Chances are something will wipe humanity out – and perhaps even destroy all life on Earth – much sooner that the Sun gets around to it. Earlier this year, researchers from the Swedish Global Challenges Foundation in collaboration with the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute published a report that outlined 12 global risks with potentially “infinite impact”. The authors define…


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