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Underground or Outer Space


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IcePick · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 100

You are alive a few billion years from now at a time when the surface of the earth is no longer inhabitable due to the ever expanding Sun that is consuming our galaxy and the temperatures will wipe out plants and animals and boil the seas, It has been determined by the global government that mankind needs to travel to distant galaxies in order for our species to survive.

Will you go Underground and try to survive or travel to Outer Space and try to survive?

This will be a very real scenario for the future.

J Cor · · New York, New York · Joined Sep 2014 · Points: 180

You should read the book Seveneves if this interests you. It about almost the exact situation.

Paul Deger · · Colorado · Joined Sep 2015 · Points: 35
JacK CracK wrote:

You are alive a few billion years...This will be a very real scenario for the future.

Very real only if humans do not do ourselves and the planet in long before that. That is a BIG if!

John John · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 0

If we can get Trump and Kim to go away then it will be sweet as.

John Barritt · · OKC · Joined Oct 2016 · Points: 1,053
JacK CracK wrote:

You are alive a few billion years from now at a time when the surface of the earth is no longer inhabitable due to the ever expanding Sun that is consuming our galaxy and the temperatures will wipe out plants and animals and boil the seas, It has been determined by the global government that mankind needs to travel to distant galaxies in order for our species to survive.

Will you go Underground and try to survive or travel to Outer Space and try to survive?

This will be a very real scenario for the future.

This thread has the potential to go 50 pages................

when the surface of the earth is no longer inhabitable.....................you'd already be underground or dead, probably dead.

It has been determined by the global government that mankind needs to travel to distant galaxies in order for our species to survive....................if mankind could do this they would have already left, and at the point where there's a "global government" you will do as you're told.

This will be a very real scenario for the future.................no, it won't. If the earth becomes as hot as you are describing "underground" will be too hot also, mankind will never be able to travel to even the closest solar system due to time/distance problems, and without plants, animals or fish the food chain collapses (on the bright side the vegans will go first).

You should watch "The 100" on the CW, start at season one, or better yet, read the book........... ;) 

IcePick · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 100

Earth’s fiery demise

It is widely understood that the Earth as a planet will not survive the sun’s expansion into a full-blown red giant star. The surface of the sun will probably reach the current orbit of Mars – and, while the Earth’s orbit may also have expanded outwards slightly, it won’t be enough to save it from being dragged into the surface of the sun, whereupon our planet will rapidly disintegrate.

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