Solar Week - Ask a Question

Come here during Solar Week (next one: March 22-26, 2021) to interact. To post a question, click on your area of interest from the topics below, and then click on the "Ask New Question" button. Or EMAIL or tweet or plant in Answer Garden your question about the Sun or life as a scientist to us -- and watch for it to appear here.  You can also visit our FAQs (frequently asked questions). In between Solar Weeks in October and March, you can view all the archives here.

PrevPrev Go to previous topic
NextNext Go to next topic
Last Post 10/19/2010 3:07 PM by  Terry Kucera
 1 Replies
You are not authorized to post a reply.
Author Messages



10/19/2010 10:47 AM

    when will the sun explode. ese

    Tags: explode, sun

    Terry Kucera

    Basic Member

    Basic Member

    10/19/2010 3:07 PM


    We don't expect the Sun to actually explode, but we do expect it to start expandng biger and biger until it reaches the orbit of the Earth! Then it is called a "red giant" star That won't be for another 5 billion years or so, which is a really long time. Some bigger stars do explode, though.

    You can read more about it here:




    You are not authorized to post a reply.

    Twitter Feed

    Scientist Leaderboard

    Name # of replies
    Multiverse skin is based on Greytness by Adammer