Animation in which an asteroid collides with Jupiter, clearly shows what can happen if the same thing again with the earth.
To the left you can contemplate how our planet looks from that of the asteroid that is approaching us.
Earth … You’re mother of human life in our solar system, is flying to you … mass of stone, although this block in the space of the cosmos, only a pathetic piece of sand. This tithe is able to kill all life on Earth.
In just a few hours, as the asteroid enters the dense layers of our atmosphere. A bright flash in the sky, a ball of fire ball of death coming to the surface. Someone to live the last minute. The speed with which this cosmic bullet enters the Earth is huge, comes back the apocalypse.
And then will come into force the laws of physics: the wave will vzdyblivatsya earth, water, the surface of the planet’s crust begins to melt, water will reach the huge feet in height. It becomes clear that such a wave of collapse instantly. At the epicenter of the collision of two celestial bodies are alive will die at once, and then death awaits those who fall by the blast wave.
And what will happen to those who survived? Sadly their future. Dust, which rises into the air for many years to shut out the sun, come nuclear winter. Flakes of snow and dust will fall onto the surface of the planet. All animals and plants that are large in size, will die, and when the sun’s rays pierce this armor, it can be seen that the flora and fauna too thinned out. A sad picture.
Following this reasoning, could not help wonder when this might happen and what should be an asteroid?
Eric Asphog and Stephen Ward wrote an article that was published in June 2003, the journal Geophysical Journal International. This article states that it is possible that in 2880 16 March, the Earth may encounter a small planet whose name 1950 DA. That this can happen, we can say with a probability of 0.3%. But if such a meeting take place, such a space the visitor can flop, for example, in the Atlantic Ocean. Then there will be a script that shows the computer model. Rises a huge tsunami, which hit the east coast soon America and western coasts of Europe. A lot of cities will disappear forever from the face of the earth. Do not hit London, Boston, Amsterdam, New York and so on.
Many experts believe that such extraterrestrial wiped from the face of the Earth’s dinosaurs.
Knowing that the date is quite far end of the world, the reason for it – drop the asteroid, now you can settle down, until such times we simply do not survive, then put the point, if not for one thing … We mentioned above that the development is such an event is equal to 0.3%, which means that until the end of the world put aside, but do not know for how long. Although, as said, is at the end of the world has its own date. Look at the picture right, so will our planet look like at the end of its evolutionary path in 5 billion years.
Earth under threat of assassins – asteroids.
What happens to our planet, if its path met one of the thousands of asteroids that are at a crazy speed sweep through the universe and crush thorns along the way every living thing has many names – Armageddon, End of the World, apocalypse. If the Earth in a meteorite fall of the ocean is small, a huge wave will carry on her face many of the city, causing billions of people perish. What if instead of a small meteorite on the planet grohnetsya giant asteroid, then the universe one planet will be less.
Such a threat is unlikely in nature, but no matter how unfortunate it is very real. Many countries are investing huge sums on it to keep track of the movement the main contenders in a collision with our planet and on time, if possible, to prevent a catastrophe on a global scale. However, the diligent search of asteroids, the more real probability Earth collision with an asteroid followed by end of the world.
The staff of the International Astronomical Union in 1100 have already found space objects that are in the solar system, with dimensions greater than 800 m in cross section and are considered potential killers of the human race. Side by side with them for nearly 100 000 celestial objects a little smaller, which also pose a threat, and each of them is able to erase from the Earth city or cause a tsunami of local scale.
Asteroid Apophis, which is at No. 99 942 at the moment is the scientists are serious concerns. According to their calculations, in 2029 it will sweep in close proximity to the Earth, namely 30 thousand kilometers. The possibility of collision with another recently equated as 1:5500. As you know, Astronomical Congress, held in Prague, has reduced this probability to 1:30000, but this ratio is a strong concern.
Astronomical Union to escape the fate Apocalypse for the Earth, created the special nature of the service, in which there are hunters Asteroids. A scientist from the University of Hawaii, Nick Kaiser, a member of the special group of hunters voiced principle of operation, in which it operates. He stated that the purpose of life is to find the killers from space, before they find us. But as soon as the service began to operate, its members were horrified, as understood, the more they will look for potential assassins, the more they will be found and the greater the fear of death. David Morrison, a NASA expert said that earlier have been opened such new objects within one year, and now they show up every week.
The result of these discoveries can lead to panic. And may well be the opposite – absolute indifference and questionable sense of peace and security, while repeated warnings about the likelihood of collisions cease to be something serious: the type, how many times we talked about the upcoming end of the world, and he never happened.