Technology Stephen Hawking: Humans need to leave Earth

17:42  21 june  2017
17:42  21 june  2017 Source:   USA TODAY

Stephen Hawking Says Earth Is Under Threat and Humans Need to Leave

  Stephen Hawking Says Earth Is Under Threat and Humans Need to Leave He said we need to leave within 500 years, "if humanity is to continue for another million years."“The Earth is under threat from so many areas that it is difficult for me to be positive. The threats are too big and too numerous,” he said, according to the Evening Express. “Our physical resources are being drained, at an alarming rate. We have given our planet the disastrous gift of climate change. Rising temperatures, reduction of the polar ice caps, deforestation, and decimation of animal species. We can be an ignorant, unthinking lot.

Stephen Hawking , a world-renowned physicist, says it's almost time for humans to bid farewell to their home planet. In the upcoming BBC documentary Expedition New Earth , Hawking suggests humans have 100 years to colonize elsewhere or prepare for the extinction of our species.

Professor Hawking has recently finished filming a new documentary called ‘Expedition New Earth ’ for the BBC in which he theorises that humans needs to escape Earth , according to the Telegraph. Hawking has previously said we have 1,000 years left .

British physicist Stephen Hawking was interviewed on British TV on May 30, 2016, saying U.K. should stay inside the European Union because of its support for research, and he cannot fathom the popularity of presumptive candidate for U.S. president Donald Trump.© Matt Dunham, AP British physicist Stephen Hawking was interviewed on British TV on May 30, 2016, saying U.K. should stay inside the European Union because of its support for research, and he cannot fathom the popularity of presumptive candidate for U.S. president Donald Trump.

Physicist Stephen Hawking believes time is running out for humankind on Earth, and humans should focus their efforts on exploring new worlds in order to survive.

For years, Hawking has warned that humankind faces extinction from a slew of threats ranging from climate change to destruction from nuclear war and genetically engineered viruses. Hawking recently estimated that humans have 100 years left on Earth — if we’re lucky.

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GETTY. Stephen Hawking says that humans will need to leave Earth . The human race will have to find a new home within a millennium if the species is to continue existing.

However, colonizing new planets on a rapid scale needs the greater pace of advanced technologies for safe transport, communications, habitat, food, healthcare, etc. Stephen Hawking To Examine How Humans Can Leave Planet Earth Within 100 Years In New Documentary.

During a speech at Starmus, an arts and science festival in Norway, Hawking reiterated that humanity’s future is not on the planet it has treated so poorly, BBC reported.

“If humanity is to continue another million years, our future lies in boldly going where no one else has gone before,” Hawking said, BBC reported.

Hawking noted that leaving Earth can not be the mission of one country, but a collective effort.

"To leave Earth demands a concerted global approach, everyone should join in,” he said. “We need to rekindle the excitement of the early days of space travel in the sixties."

He suggested the world’s nations should work together to send astronauts to the Moon by 2020 and Mars by 2025. Furthermore, there should be plans in place to build a lunar base within 30 years.

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We need to build a thriving space colony within the next 100 years if humans are going to avoid extinction, according to astrophysicist Stephen Hawking . Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking says humans have to leave Earth and colonize another planet within 100 years if we want to survive.

According to Stephen Hawking , humans need to leave planet Earth within 100 years or perish due to overpopulation, climate change, disease and artificial intelligence. In the past, Hawking claimed that humans had about 1,000 years left on the planet.

"Whenever we make a great new leap, such as the Moon landings, we bring people and nations together, usher in new discoveries, and new technologies," he said.

And space exploration can’t stop with Mars and the Moon. Hawking noted that climate change and dwindling natural resources, make it clear a long-term colonization plan is needed.

Hawking said when humans have faced “similar crises” or lack or resources, they’ve set out to discover and colonize new parts of the world, Newsweek reported.

“Columbus did it in 1492 when he discovered the New World,” Hawking said.  “But now there is no new world. No Utopia around the corner.”

Hawking noted that the path forward is clear: It’s time to get out of Dodge.

“We are running out of space, and the only places to go to are other worlds,” he said. “It is time to explore other solar systems. Spreading out may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave Earth.”

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