Scientists predict the Solar System’s asteroid belt will be pulverized by the Sun’s light in 6 billion years

February 13, 2020 – The majority of stars in the universe will become luminous enough to blast surrounding asteroids into successively smaller fragments using their light alone, according to a University of Warwick astronomer. Electromagnetic radiation from stars at the end of their ‘giant branch’ phase – lasting just a few million years before they […]

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