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Why Do Red Dwarfs Live So Long?

While our Sun will only survive for about 5 billion more years, smaller, cooler red dwarfs can last for trillions…

9 years ago

Why Do Red Giants Expand?

We know that the Sun will last another 5 billion years and then expand us a red giant. What will…

9 years ago

Can You Kill a Star With Iron?

Since the energy required to fuse iron is more than the energy that you get from doing it, could you…

9 years ago

The Journey of Light, From the Stars to Your Eyes

This week, millions of people will turn their eyes to the skies in anticipation of the 2015 Perseid meteor shower. But what happens on less…

9 years ago

Could We Terraform Jupiter?

So just what would it take to terraform Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system? Just a few videos…

9 years ago

Will the Universe Run Out Of Energy?

It seems like the good times will go on forever, so feel free to keep on wasting energy. But entropy…

9 years ago

Could the Death Star Destroy a Planet?

In the movie Star Wars, the Darth Vader's Death Star destroyed a planet. Could this really happen? You've watched Star…

9 years ago

How Much Water Would Extinguish the Sun?

Have you ever wondered how much water it would take to put out the Sun? It turns out, the Sun…

10 years ago

Mr. Fusion? Compact Fusion Reactor Will be Available in 5 Years Says Lockheed-Martin

The Farnsworth Fusor; Pons and Fleishmann. It seems the trail to fusion energy has long gone cold -- stone cold,…

10 years ago

Are All the Stars Really Dead?

Have you ever heard that meme, "When looking at stars, you're actually looking into the past. Many of the stars…

10 years ago