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Vox Sentences: This time, nature wins

Vox Sentences: This time, nature wins

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. A hallmark conservation bill is passed by the Senate; charges against a former US Air Force intelligence agent. A…
Here are the ways nature could wipe out humanity

Here are the ways nature could wipe out humanity

An asteroid killed the dinosaurs. Could that happen to us? What about a supervolcanic eruption blocking out the sun? Or a solar flare or nearby supernova event? Anders Sandberg is a researcher at Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute, where he writes about existential risks — dangers that threaten the continued survival of our species. Existential…

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