Friday, December 09, 2005

Feeling Lucky Today?

The lords of physics have granted us some time to live:

How likely is a Doomsday Catastrophe?
Tegmark, M. and Bostrom, M.
(a pdf)

The highlight:

"Life on our planet is highly unlikely to be destroyed by an exogenous catastrophe during the next billion years".

I guess maybe my retirement plan will reach maturity after all.


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