Red supergiant star Betelgeuse set for collision with strange bar — Will it explode?

Betelgeuse hits dust.

Red supergiant star Betelgeuse set for collision with strange bar — Will it explode?

Science Recorder | Mark Petillo | Wednesday, January 23, 2013

According to a new report released by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel Space Observatory, the massive supergiant star Betelgeuse is slated for a collision with a wall of dust. According to astronomers, both the star and its arc-shaped shields could collide with a "strange" dust bar over the course of the next five thousand years... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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