It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon

by Ezra Buckley on September 22, 2017

Stephen Hawking is one of many scientists who see the possible near-term demise of our species. Spend that 401k!

While apocalyptic beliefs about the end of the world have, historically, been the subject of religious speculation, they are increasingly common among some of the leading scientists today. This is a worrisome fact, given that science is based not on faith and private revelation, but on observation and empirical evidence.


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