All posts in: Discontinuity

Pick Your Apocalypse

Time Magazine has done a slideshow of 20 apocalyptic visions on film. Charted by plausibility and likelihood, they come out like this: Plausibility — The plausibility that this kind of event would unfold in this way. Likelihood — The ...

A volcanic discontinuity for Italy

National Geographic suggests a discontinuity for Italy: there is a significant chance of a giant eruption by Vesuvius, the volcano in southern Italy that destroyed Roman Pompeii. The volcano could destroy much of Naples and the surrounding area, ...