Water from permafrost melt breached the doomsday vault in the Arctic. It threatened the seeds meant to be a lifeline for humans in case of a catastrophe.
Film technology offers a safe way to store the world's precious knowledge for at least 500 years.
Doomsday Clock is now 2 ½ minutes closer to "midnight."
The rare celestial event of Mercury crossing the sun was sensationalzied by conspiracy theorists, saying that the event means the armageddon is near.
Congratulations! You survived another potential doomsday! Very early this morning, a 'massive' asteroid hastily whizzed past Earth, off to some other part of the solar system where it will wreak untold havoc - or, more likely, just keep flying solo. So why is it that some groups are saying NASA had it wrong about this 'near-miss' Armageddon?