Will we see Betelgeuse explode?

Asked by Lincoln Rojas

Betelgeuse is a red supergiant — a type of star that’s more massive and thousands of times shorter-lived than the Sun — and it is expected to end its life in a spectacular supernova explosion sometime in the next 100,000 years.

Rosa Pérez, BA Contributor
Rosa Pérez
4.4/540 ratings

Leave your comment

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *