When the sun converts to a magnetar for a short time, the planet Mercury is thrown out of orbit (along with a spaceship exploring it) and set on a collision course for Earth. Can a disgraced scientist manage to use his failed weapon system, Project 7, to save our planet? Written by
Did You Know?
Solar flares travel at close to the speed of light, (a fraction slower), but would still take 3 minutes to reach Mercury from the Sun. They declared "20 seconds until landing" then the flare started then hit them. See more
Referenced in End of the World