If you’re reading this, December 21, 2012 was not in fact the end of the world. Bummer. As Mayan-related book sales plummet and various religious leaders cough nervously and shuffle their feet, the rest of us are once again caught up in that exciting world of just plain not knowing anything about how we’re going to go.
The Earth is in a perpetual state of change. Whether by human action or solar disturbances, it’s guaranteed that earth’s future will be more than interesting – but not exactly free of chaos. The following list presents 5 major events that the earth is predicted to experience in the coming billion years.
Someday in the very distant future – about 5 billion years from now – our sun begins to lose its “power”, running out of fuel, it will be the beginning of the end. The existence of the central star of our solar system will come to end. We know what it looks like today’s Sun, but how will look the dying sun?