If aliens arrived on Earth, would we welcome them with open arms, or would their arrival herald our ruin? Are we fully equipped to deal with asteroids and the mass spreading of disease? How about super volcanoes?
These are some of the questions troubling author Bryan Walsh in his new book, “End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World.”
Walsh, a former foreign correspondent for Time Magazine and current editor of Medium’s science publication OneZero, says taking a look at these overwhelming threats is scary. But he also believes our ability to anticipate and prepare for them shows the resiliency of humanity.
He joined MPR News host Kerri Miller for a conversation some of the probable events that could signal the end of humankind.
Bryan Walsh, author of “End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World”
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