Or this … or this … or this. Smithsonian Magazine profiles the apocalyptic visions of artist Ron Miller:
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Recently, Miller released a series of images that shows what our skyline would look like if other planets were as close as the moon is to Earth. He has also created a compelling series depicting the apocalypse. While some of the end-of-the-world scenarios are pure fantasy, most are actually scientifically plausible.
“Sometimes it takes longer to research things than it takes to actually do the picture,” says Miller. He consults with scientists and other sources, so that his illustrations of rising seas, asteroids, gamma ray bursts and black holes are accurate. “I try to get things right,” he stressed.
The reality is dramatic enough. See for yourself, in this selection of Miller’s work:
A Black Hole Swallows the Earth
From Miller: In this case, you have a stray black hole that wandered just a wee tad too close to Earth.