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Rage, rage against the dying of the light

29 Apr 2012, 23:24 UTC
Rage, rage against the dying of the light
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If you were to be able to travel forward in time by about 7 billion years and take a look at our parent star, what might you see? What would the Sun, by then weary with old age, look like? Actually, it would probably look a lot like this. This is CW Leonis (better known to some as IRC+10216°), and it's nearing the end of its life.(Read more ...)

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