# Does the Ozone Layer stop gamma rays?

Yes and no , but if the Gamma Rays if a few light years away it can waves and turn big, and in the next next your die but this has not happen yet we think in OOFMATION ANIMATION is that it is about 1000 year this could happen, but we don't know yet. Gamma-rays travel to us across vast distances of the universe, only to be absorbed by the Earth's atmosphere. ... A Gamma-ray burst could wipe out all living species on the planet Earth at any time with no warning and destroy the ozone layer in the process. There is no protection for the planet from this fate.

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5 months, 1 week ago

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In response to Nathan Soliman you are correct and some point incorrect, we are not safe, but if it very far away the Gamma Rays, we are Safe.

- 5 months, 1 week ago

yes

- 5 months, 1 week ago

As you see Your 80% correct but for now we are safe

- 5 months, 1 week ago

yes i agree

- 5 months, 1 week ago

Thanks for bringing Astronomy!

- 5 months, 1 week ago

ur welcome

- 5 months, 1 week ago

has a gamma ray ever hit earth before?

- 5 months, 1 week ago

In 2012 researchers found evidence that our planet had been struck by a blast of radiation during the Middle Ages, but there was debate over what kind of cosmic event could have caused this.Jan 21, 2013

- 5 months, 1 week ago

hmm interesting

- 5 months, 1 week ago

Yeah yeah just a quick question can you stop plz putting sentence because im doing the question of biology?

- 5 months, 1 week ago

ok soz

- 5 months, 1 week ago

its good

- 5 months, 1 week ago

DONE

- 5 months, 1 week ago

ok thx

- 5 months, 1 week ago

np

- 5 months, 1 week ago

Interesting question... Do you think that there may have been life on Mars but Gamma Rays destroyed it due to Mars's atmosphere being removed?

- 5 months, 1 week ago

that could happen

- 5 months, 1 week ago

maybe mars has no atmosphere because of that

- 5 months, 1 week ago

Well Mars have no atmosphere

- 5 months, 1 week ago

Mars used to have an atmosphere, but it was swept away after its magnetic field stopped

- 5 months, 1 week ago

why did it stop

- 5 months, 1 week ago

Well NASA Don't really know exaclty

- 5 months, 1 week ago

It is suspected that Mars's magnetic field weakened by a great amount as its crust cooled at a rapid rate.

- 5 months, 1 week ago

true true

- 5 months, 1 week ago