By then the only thing remaining will be the Sun as a white dwarf star.
That's cheered me up a bit. Better to know than not know.
A giant planet orbiting a hot white dwarf star has been discovered for the first time. This sighting is significant because it is first evidence of a world surviving its star's transformation into a white dwarf. Here's how it was spotted: when a team of academics, led by Professor Boris Gänsicke at the University of Warwick …
"The Solar System will probably end its life in a similar way, Gänsicke explained. The Sun will burn all its hydrogen reserves in about 4.5 billion years. After that, it’ll swell into a red giant, and swallow Mercury, Venus, and probably Earth, too."
We really must do something to avert this crisis! Maybe we should get some kids to skip school until government takes action.
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