Stars which give us window into the future of our sun

By Jonah Hansen
June 11 2022 - 7:30pm
There are similar stars to our sun which give us an insight into its future. Picture: Shutterstock

What will happen at the end of our sun's life? You may have heard that stars typically explode in a gigantic supernova when they reach their final days, but that will only happen to stars a fair bit bigger than our sun (typically about eight times more massive). Stars about the size of our sun have a less violent, but nonetheless exciting fate.