“All’s Quiet on Betelgeuse” –Prelude to a Realtime Supernova?

    Although it’s far enough away to keep Earth safe from radiation when it goes supernova, red supergiant star Betelgeuse is about 700 times the size of our sun, with a radius roughly equivalent to the orbit of Jupiter. “It would be astounding,” said Andy Howell, an astronomer at the Las Cumbres Observatory and … Continue reading “All’s Quiet on Betelgeuse” –Prelude to a Realtime Supernova?