SciFriday: Apocalypses Real and Imagined

[Originally broadcast April 29, 2016] Volcanoes, earthquakes, Planet X and The X-Men are part of our discussion today. Why does the media keep recycling the story of the Yellowstone Supervolcano?

What’s the deal with the Snake River Canyon? And why don’t the people at Marvel Comics know that ‘apocalypse’ just means ‘revelation’?

Also: Transhumanists want to be gods; China unveils a Dalek-like robot for “security”; and US military to deploy artificial intelligence, but promises not to create Terminators.

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