Stephen Hawking claims a planetary disaster on Earth is a “near certainty”

Stephen Hawking claims a planetary disaster on Earth is a “near certainty”

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Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking addresses a likely disaster on Earth is a “near certainty”, attributing this disaster to the growing risks brought on by our own advancements in science.

Leading up to an anticipated public lecture on black holes, Hawkins recently spoke with Radio Times. The physicist claims that genetically engineered viruses, nuclear war and global warming are all threats wagering the extinction of humanity in the foreseeable future.

He stated with the publication,  that these threats are real however, “the chance of a disaster on planet Earth in a given year may be quite low, it adds up over time, becoming a near certainty in the next thousand or ten thousand years.”