A Supernova Could Nuke Us | Edward Sion | Big Think

Wouldn’t it be funny if the human race existed just long enough, discovered just enough math and uncovered enough physical laws, to understand what the bright light in the sky was that is killing everything on Earth?!

A Supernova Could Nuke Us

Edward Sion

Astronomer and Astrophysicist, Villanova University

A nearby star system may “go supernova” in 10 million years—far sooner than scientists once predicted. The resulting explosion would “outshine the galaxy,” not to mention kill life on Earth.

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