IF YOU’VE ever wanted to know what the end of the world would look like, then you’re in luck. Eventually, the entire planet is engulfed in a sarcophagus of flames, with fiery debris raining down from the sky. Nasa reckons there’s a less than 1 in 300,000 chance of anything smashing into us in the next century. In other asteroid news, scientists warned last week that a planet-busting comet could crash into the Earth and wipe out humanity with less than six months’ warning. A Nasa simulation recently revealed that New York City would be flattened by an asteroid if Earth’s space defences failed.
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