A catastrophic asteroid impact big enough to wipe out humanity is only a matter of time, according to one top scientist. Humanity has next-to no defense against such an impact, Professor Alan Fitzsimmons said, which threatens to end life on Earth. Speaking to the BBC, the astrophysicist warned that the planet is at risk of a deadly disaster if protective measures aren't put in place. "We will get a serious asteroid impact sometime," said Professor Fitzsimmons, of Queen's University in Belfast. "It may not be in our lifetime, but mother nature controls when that will happen. "We will need to do something about it.
Dec-3-2019, 17:35:39 GMT