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Earth's fate (spoilers)

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Telarkaster, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. GeoB

    GeoB Tele-Holic

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    OK don't fret...

    The earth is what? 13.5 billion years old. Round it off to 14 Billion. For ease of computation make the earth 14 years old. 14 years old... life (and I mean at the cellular level) has been on this planet (think 14 years now) for the last 3 minutes. Life as we know it.... the last 16 seconds.

    There has been a whole lotta meteor strikes, volcano's, Ice ages etc.... in the last 13+ billion years.

    (From the PBS special - The history of the world in 2 hours)

    Another GREAT PBS special is "The history of Beer" both avail at Amazon DVD's
     
  2. Nick JD

    Nick JD Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    The Universe is. The Earth is made from another solar system that blew up's solar system, maybe.

    Only about 4.5 billion IIRC.
     
  3. garytelecastor

    garytelecastor Poster Extraordinaire

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    6,000,000 Years, TDPRI still lives.
     
  4. abracadabra

    abracadabra Tele-Meister

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    100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 years: Keith Richards and cockroaches still trying to outlive each other
     
  5. 8cpk

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    Now that's a given! :lol:
     
  6. darkwaters

    darkwaters Friend of Leo's

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    Well, at least when Earth turns into Venus I can throw away my snow shovel.
     
  7. Thorby Bislam

    Thorby Bislam Tele-Afflicted

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    The Milky Way won't so much "collide" with Andromeda as merge. They'll then flow through each other and re-emerge, each having left some stars in the other and picked up some. Whoever's around to witness it will have some fine sights to see.
     
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