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Death from the skies! : these are the ways the world will end--

Author: Philip C Plait
Publisher: New York : Viking Penguin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's only a matter of time before a cosmic disaster spells the end of the Earth. But how concerned should we about about any of these catastrophic scenarios? And if they do post a danger, can anything be done to stop them?
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Genre/Form: Apocalyptic literature
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip C Plait
ISBN: 9780670019977 0670019976
OCLC Number: 213308770
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Target Earth --
Sunburn --
The stellar fury of supernovae --
Cosmic blowtorches --
The bottomless pits of black holes --
Alien attack! --
The death of the sun --
Bright lights, big galaxy --
The end of everything.
Responsibility: Philip Plait.
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It's only a matter of time before a cosmic disaster spells the end of the Earth. But how concerned should we about about any of these catastrophic scenarios? And if they do post a danger, can anything be done to stop them?

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