Re: [sl4] giant planets ignation - one more existential risk

From: Philip Hunt (
Date: Mon Dec 08 2008 - 16:33:19 MST

2008/12/8 Alexei Turchin <>:
> Every risk is worth considering, because we don''t know how small it
> is untill we calculate it.
> I estimate that probability of teoretical possibility of ignition of
> giant planet is arround 1 per cent.

Over what period of time? And how come it hasn't happened yet --
Jupiter's been there for billions of years without igniting.

Philip Hunt, <>
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