TODAY   |  September 20, 2013

Good news: Doomsday is 1.75 billion years away

New research indicates that Earth could continue to host life for another 1.75 billion years before being rendered uninhabitable. Scientists have come to these calculations as the search for life on other planets intensifies.

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>> scientists crunched the numbers and they say that the life of the earth, the planet we're living on, will end in as little as 1.75 billion years.

>> no. i had a manicure appointment. that's if an asteroid or war doesn't finishes us off first. we have spent 200,000 years on earth as humans. findings come as researchers are intensifying their work to find life on other planets .

>> interesting.