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Super Volcanic Eruption June 21, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — sapphire14 @ 12:18 pm

Hello everybody,

I am sure that every one of us as heard about the super volcano erupting scenario. But for those who are not sure what this is all about, I’ll explain it here.

Super Volcanic eruptions are those types of substantially large volcanic eruptions than any that usually occur. Super volcanoes occur when magma in the earth rises into the crust from a hotspot but is unable to break through the crust. Pressure builds in a large and growing magma pool until the crust is unable to contain the pressure.

Only a handful exist in the world but when one erupts it will be unlike any volcano we have ever witnessed. The explosion will be heard around the world. The sky will darken, black rain will fall, and the Earth will be plunged into a small ice age. The last super volcano to erupt was the Toba 74,000 years ago in Sumatra. This eruption caused a global catastrophe dramatically changing the earth’s climate.

Yellowstone Park is made up of remarkable natural beauty, but underneath it is one of the largest super volcanoes in the world. Scientists have revealed that Yellowstone has been in a natural eruption cycle every 600,000 years. The last eruption occurred 640,000 years ago so the next eruption is overdue. So, will this overdue make the eruption even stronger as more magma gathers. Scientists are not very sure about the kind of eruption it would be or how it would impact the earth.

But we are sure the eruption would devastate the planet. Climatologists now know that Toba blasted so much ash and sulphur dioxide into the stratosphere that it blocked out the sun, causing the Earth’s temperature to plummet. Some geneticists now believe that this had a catastrophic effect on human life, possibly reducing the population on Earth to just a few thousand people. Mankind was pushed to the edge of extinction… and it could happen again.

Scientists are tracking the Yellowstone and the height of lava accumulation has increased by 70 centimeters this century. So, we are not sure whether this is just normal lava movement or ticking time bomb. Whatever might happen, we have to be ready to face anything.

See you later,

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In what ways June 2, 2009

Filed under: Earth — sapphire14 @ 11:50 am

Now I want to list down the ways in which our earth could end. There are a lot of possibilities out there, so I want to list down as most as possible even the ones that may seem crazy.

–          A huge meteorite strikes the earth

–          A pandemic kills all life

–          An ice age

–          Global warming

–          Super volcanic eruption

–           Aliens visit us

–          The Earth’s orbit may become more elliptical getting the Earth far away from the sun, so the temperature becomes too cold.

 This is a video which shows 10 ways in which the earth could die.

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/986211/10_ways_the_earth_will_die/

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R We Doomed?

Filed under: Earth — sapphire14 @ 10:59 am
 

Beginning

Filed under: Earth — sapphire14 @ 10:48 am

The world is filled with mysteries that are only beginning to be completely understood. From the creation of the universe to how life on earth has evolved, all this still has not been completely solved.

From the Big Bang theory which is how supposedly the universe was created by an explosion of enormous size sending gases in all directions. As these gases started to compress in small masses, one of the masses became our earth. From that moment on our earth has changed from a fireball to a solid rock forming layers as we know it.

But there are questions arousing from the scientists about how the energy of the sun will last. If the sun dies like all stars do eventually, life on earth is over. There is also another question that can be asked, can earth end itself due to changes within our earth.

So, what I now want to know is how the life on earth can cease to exist with forces that exist inside our world and from space.