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Killing all the life on Earth is easy. But what about destroying the planet itself? That is DEFINITELY going to happen!! But HOW? Could it be Nukes? A Giant Asteroid? A Collision with another planet? And what’s more, will anyone be around to actually watch the world reach its ultimate demise? Watch this week’s episode of Space Time to find out what will eliminate Planet Earth!!!

Extra Credit:
Simulation showing possible collisions with Mars:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19516336

Vaporization of Earth by the Sun:
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/755/1/41/

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