Horror of the Apocalypse: Reality Bites


Are YOU prepared for the zombie apocalypse? We’ve all seen death in horror films and it is always intense, fantastic and gruesome. But what happens when we look at the world’s real odds of apocalyptic mayhem and it’s most likely causes according to… science instead of sci-fi? Meet Dr. Shahar Avin, a researcher at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) in Europe. His team spends countless hours researching humanity’s real odds of extinction and the killers who may end our existence. What would our beloved horror movies look like IF they were reflecting reality?

Los Angeles, USA
Shahar Avin
Senior Research Associate

My research focuses on risks at the interface of Silicon and Carbon (and, occasionally, Plutonium).