End of the world? Stephen Hawking thinks he knows when it is coming
Posted: 8:53 AM, Nov 17, 2016
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<p>LONDON - JANUARY 17: Professor Stephen Hawking delivers his speech at the release of the 'Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' on January 17, 2007 in London, Ebgland. A group of scientists assessing the dangers posed to civilisation have moved the Doomsday Clock forward two minutes closer to midnight as an indication and warning of the threats of nuclear war and climate change. (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)</p>
Is the world going to end?
Famed professor Stephen Hawking thinks so. But don't worry. For those who believe Hawking, the theoretical physicist said he thinks humanity has 1,000 years to go.
Hawking was speaking at Britain's Oxford University Union when making the comments, according to Express.
“I don’t think we will survive another 1,000 years without escaping beyond our fragile planet,” Hawking said.
Hawking said humanity's best chance is finding a new planet to inhabit. NASA has been searching the galaxy for places that humans could live since 2009.
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