One day, the Sun is going to get a little too close for comfort.
And when that happens, you’ll want to be at a safe distance (perhaps somewhere between Mars and Jupiter) to see our star, as we currently know it, breathe its final breath.
But that won’t necessarily be the end of the story for this big ball of gas.
Even though we’ll be long gone, the Sun is set to continue evolving into strange new forms throughout its multi-billion-year lifespan.
On this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Matthew Agius takes a glance at just exactly when you’ll want to be selling up and moving to the outer suburbs of the solar system.
Huh? Science Explained is a LiSTNR production.
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Originally published by Cosmos as When is the sun going to blow?
Matthew Ward Agius
Matthew Agius is a science writer for Cosmos Magazine.
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