Annalee Newitz

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember

Annalee Newitz

Talk: Scatter, Adapt, and Remember

In its 4.5 billion--year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful mega-volcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it? How?

Annalee Newitz

Annalee Newitz is an American journalist, editor, and author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is the recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship from MIT, and has written for periodicals such as Popular Science and Wired.

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction

In its 4.5 billion--year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful mega-volcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it? How?

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