One of Lawrence Krauss’ many jobs involves predicting the end of the world.
The world-leading astrophysicist is chair of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists who are tasked with setting the time on the Doomsday Clock – ie. how close we are to human-caused global catastrophe.
We’re spoiled for choice with global warming, nuclear weapons and global instability threatening our very existence, so we asked him how long we have left.
Stephen Hawking gives us about 100 years till we’re cooked – but his mate Lawrence is a bit more optimistic.