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"Discovering the End of the World"

"Discovering the End of the World"

According to scientific calculations, a nearby galaxy will hit the Milky Way and "catastrophic events" may end our solar system.

Astrophysics at the University of Durham in England conducted a computer simulation to learn more about the Magdalene River's (LMC) movement, a satellite galaxy that orbits the Milky Way.

According to estimates, this galaxy, which is 163,000 light-years from the Milky Way, is currently moving at a speed of 250 miles per second and is moving toward us.

Scientists say this crash will shake the entire Milky Way.

Though this can not directly affect our solar system, it can lead us "out of the Milky Way into the universe," says reasearch leader Marius Koton.

The collision will cause a star change and will increase the risk of deviation in new areas of gravity, which may alter the orbit of the planet Earth.

Likewise, there may also be a change in the distance between Earth and the Sun, which would make our planet too hot or too cold to sustain life.

However, there is currently no room for panic, since the event described may come after 2.5 billion years, scientists explain in this research.