Ways the world could end: NASA edition

Much has been made about the “impending” end of the world in 2012. There are many ways life on Earth - or in some cases, the Earth itself - might be destroyed. Here are seven scientific theories as to how that might happen.

2. Black hole: Gravity gone wild

3. Supervolcano: Not your traditional eruption

4. Cosmic alignment: Shadow of a dark rift

5. Solar storm: Time to get out the sunblock

6. Planetary smash-up: A high-speed collision in space

7. Supernova: When the sky explodes

8. Asteroid hit: What’s good for the dinosaurs…?

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

Facebook Conversations
          
    Hot Buzz

    What Are Some Of Canada’s Truly Hidden Gems?

    collection

    What’s The Most Difficult Round Of “F#@K/Marry/Kill” You Can Think Of?

    collection
    Now Buzzing