What will the end of the world really be like? Will the planet explode in a fiery sulfurous ball, or will it be a freezing cold and lonely demise? The answers are out there, with the help of a world-renowned panel of scientists. To find out what the apocalypse will really look like, Big Think (a progressive online think tank) asked a paleontologist, an astrophysicist, a nuclear terrorism expert, and others about what doomsday might actually be like. The Web site's series, titled "How Will the World Really End?", explores their answers. And the end of the world seems like a painful one for those on Earth in most of the depictions. Michio Kaku, professor of theoretical physics at CUNY, think the universe will end in a big freeze. He postulates that we could avoid our fate with a quick trip to a parallel universe, slipping in "in the same way that Alice entered the looking glass to enter Wonderland." Others think the end of the world will be bleaker . . . and unavoidable. Peter Ward, a paleontologist from the University of Washington, speculates that the seas could turn to sulfur and decrease the overall levels of oxygen, poisoning us all. "We now think the big mass extinctions were caused by global anoxia-- the oceans themselves so sluggish that hydrogen sulfide bacteria which was produced in huge areas of the ocean bottom bubble up to the surface and starts killing things."
The apocalyptic movie "2012" wasn't good enough for the Oscars to take seriously. But a small cast of celebrities are taking the hit film's premise seriously: that 2012 could be the end of the world as we know it. Stars who have ruminated publicly about 2012 being The End include Woody Harrelson, Lil' Wayne, Joe Rogan, Montel Williams and the grande dame of New Age spirituality, Shirley MacLaine. You can add Dan Aykroyd to that list. Aykroyd and I were catching up the other day because he's in Vegas to autograph bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka at an Albertsons. I started by asking him about his many interests.... Then I asked Aykroyd, 57, about his interests in UFOs, which led to this: He thinks "the UFO phenomenon is going to figure greatly" in a 2012 "revelation," when "the end of the world will come. It won't be the end of the world physically as we know it, as depicted in the movie. But it will be the end of consciousness and the end of perception as we know it." Clearly, some kind of end is near, he said. "As Shirley MacLaine puts it: The light is going to go out in the next few years, 2012, and a new perception will come on. Whether that has to do with the dominance of dark matter in the universe -- or some triumph/domination of good and evil -- the light we know now, whether that's a good light or a bad light, is going to change.
The regenerating liquid-metal robots in the Terminator movies have a cosmic relation: incoming asteroids that quickly reassemble if blasted by a nuclear bomb. If a sizeable asteroid is found heading towards Earth, one option is to nuke it. But too small a bomb would cause the fragments to fly apart only slowly, allowing them to clump together under their mutual gravity. Simulations now show this can happen in an alarmingly short time. Don Korycansky of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Catherine Plesko of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico simulated blowing up asteroids 1 kilometre across. When the speed of dispersal was relatively low, it took only hours for the fragments to coalesce into a new rock. "The high-speed stuff goes away but the low-speed stuff reassembles [in] 2 to 18 hours," Korycansky says. The simulations were presented last week at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston, Texas.
Three high-precision, Canadian-built lasers are at the centre of a NASA-led proposal to land an unmanned probe on a distant asteroid that's expected to yield crucial clues about the origins of the Earth — and, possibly, about how to prevent it from crashing into our planet 160 years from now. The planned trip to retrieve samples from the 600-metre-wide space rock — dubbed "1999 RQ36" by the astronomers who discovered it 11 years ago, and classified as a "potentially hazardous asteroid" for Earth — is among three candidate projects selected in December for a chance to receive up to $650 million U.S. in NASA funding and a launch-pad "go" in 2016. The proposed OSIRIS-Rex mission — to be partly funded by the Canadian Space Agency — would include a set of LIDAR laser instruments supplied by B.C.-based aerospace firm MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates and the Toronto-area company Optech. The imaging devices would be used to create a precise topographical profile of the 4.5-billion-year-old asteroid and to help land the OSIRIS spacecraft on the massive rock, which experts believe has a 1-in-1,800 chance of striking Earth in the year 2170.
The program of the great mysteries of the third millennium Jaime Maussan present this rare photograph of a tourist to take pictures of their children with the bottom of the pyramid, a rare ray came out of the pyramid.
NASA has proposed a space mission that would return samples from asteroid 1999 RQ36, which is literally a 'time capsule' from before the birth of our solar system that could shed light on how life began. "This asteroid is a time capsule from before the birth of our solar system," said Bill Cutlip of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, one of the leaders of Goddard's effort to propose a mission called OSIRIS-REx that will return a sample from RQ36. If selected, Goddard will provide overall mission management for OSIRIS-REx, working with the Principal Investigator, Dr. Michael Drake, Director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona, who will lead the OSIRIS-REx team. "You can't underestimate the value of a pristine sample," Cutlip said. Meteorites, pieces of asteroids that break away and plunge to Earth, are "toasted on their way through Earth's atmosphere," Cutlip explained. "Once they land, they then soak up the microbes and chemicals from the environment around them," he said. "With a pristine sample - especially one from an asteroid type not available in NASA's meteorite collections - scientists will learn more about the time before the birth of our solar system, the initial stages of planet formation, and the source of organic compounds available for the origin of life," said Dr. Joseph Nuth of NASA Goddard, OSIRIS-REx Project Scientist.
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The Holy Grail Vortex - Haarp and Egyptian Levitation
Truth of Haarp and Egyptian levitation . Two clips edited together from the HGV film. Also see Tesla, The Great Pyramid and Free Energy - Vortex Energy Part 20 of 20
This is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and if wild weather strikes, the state wants to make sure you're ready.
Officials will hold two statewide tests for warning sirens Wednesday. The first will be held sometime between 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The second will sound between 7:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.
Woke up again this morning and got another fine example of the Rat Bastards F*cking up the sunny sky again here in N.E.I.N around 8:15 a.m at sunrise. . Sunny days are occuring less and less more often and so as we have a clear sunny day to start the day. But not for long, as long as they smear up the skys, with thier bullcrap.
Tony Blair is preparing to launch a "faith offensive" across the United States over the next year, after building up relationships with a network of influential religious leaders and faith organisations. With Afghanistan and Iraq casting a shadow over his popularity at home in Britain, Blair's focus has increasingly shifted across the Atlantic, to where the nexus of faith and power is immutable and he is feted like a rock star. According to the annual accounts of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, a UK-based charity that promotes cohesion between the major faiths, the foundation is to develop a US arm that will pursue a host of faith-based projects. The accounts show that his foundation has an impressive – and, in at least one case, controversial – set of faith contacts. Sitting on some £4.5m in funds as of April last year, mostly gathered through donations, it is now well placed to make its voice heard. The foundation's advisory council of religious leaders includes Rick Warren, powerful founder of the California-based Saddleback church. It attracts congregations of nearly 20,000 and is reportedly one of the largest in the US. Warren, who has addressed the UN and the World Economic Forum in Davos, has been named one of the "15 world leaders who matter most" and one of the "100 most influential people in the world".
We are in the infirmary of the Society of St Paul, the order of Father Gabriele Amorth, in the shadow of St Paul’s Basilica, Rome. The Vatican’s chief exorcist was taken to hospital last autumn with a blood infection and is now convalescing — “they found nothing serious”. Perhaps it was the Devil who laid him low. “Oh no — just an illness. He has more serious evil to perform.” Father Amorth made headlines this week by suggesting that those who had “given in to Satan’s temptations” included paedophile priests and even some cardinals and bishops who paid only lip service to the Gospels. The growing crisis over the clerical sex abuse now engulfing Pope Benedict XVI and the Vatican, he said, was the work of Satan, who had even “infiltrated the Vatican corridors”. Is the sex abuse crisis really due to the Devil? “Oh yes. All evil is due to the intervention of the Devil, including paedophilia.” And the Vatican? “Legions of demons have lodged there. The majority of those in the Vatican do good work. But Pope Paul VI talked about the ‘smoke of Satan’ infiltrating the Vatican as long ago as 1972. Satan sets out to damage the leadership of the Church — and of politics, industry and sport, for that matter.”