Sunday, October 14, 2007

The far-future of our world may provide some perspective

Here is a short video that traces the far-future of the Earth: The future of our world

This is pretty neat and provides a nice perspective. The picture below is an artist's conception of the Earth a few billion years from now (yes, billion with a B), when not only the oceans have boiled away but our Galaxy, the Milky Way, has merged with our neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy. (image credit: David A Aguilar)