The Sunís Fate

The Sunís Fate

. In about 8 billion years the Sun will become much brighter (top) and larger (bottom). Note the different time scales, expanded near the end of the Sunís life to show relatively rapid changes. (Courtesy of I-Juliana Sackmann and Arnold I. Boothroyd ).

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University