Planet Earth Is Subject to Cataclysmic Events Activated by Dark Matter Every 30 Million Years, Study

February 20, 2015 1:31 PM

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Planet Earth Is Subject to Cataclysmic Events Activated by Dark Matter Every 30 Million Years, Study

A new study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society proposes that Earth would be in in grave danger when it passes through the Galactic disc of the Milky Way. It does every 30 million years so they say. The heavy volume of dark mater present there could heat the Earth’s core, disrupt comets’ orbits, and activate cataclysmic volcanic explosions.

Such force majeure are comparable to events that caused mass extinction in the past, similar to the comet that devastated the Yucatan Peninsula approximately 66 million years ago which leads to the extinction of dinosaur along with other existing beings.

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