“In another 5 billion years, the sun will transition from a main-sequence star to a red-giant. As it increases to hundreds of times its present size (a comparison between the two phases is seen above), the innermost planets in our solar system will be incinerated.”

Have a nice week!

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Ugh. Mondays! At least From Quarks to Quasars will be here to help you get through the week.

Want to know the logistics of the slow demise of our solar system and planet?
http://tinyurl.com/deathofoursolarsystem