From Armageddon to Zombieland, we’ve seen apocalypse predictions play out on the big screen. Now our panel of experts will pitch their hypothesis… then you can decide our most likely fate.

In 1704, Isaac Newton predicted the world would end in 2060. Check your calendars… that’s only about 40 years away. So how can we prepare for doomsday? First, we need to figure out the cause.

We’re bringing together a geoscientist, astrophysicist, biologist and infectious disease expert to pitch their predictions for how the world as we know it will end.

Will it be space rock falling from the sky? A pandemic outbreak? An unsuspecting natural hazard? The decline of biodiversity on earth? You decide!

Join the University of Sydney Faculty of Science for a battle of scientific proportions where you will get to choose which apocalyptic prediction comes out on top.

Hosted by Adam Spencer, the University’s Mathematics and Science Ambassador, and featuring special guest Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.

Sydney Business Insights is a University of Sydney Business School initiative aiming to provide the business community and public, including our students, alumni and partners with a deeper understanding of major issues and trends around the future of business.


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