Sun Will End Earthly Life in 2.8 Billion Years

A brightening sun is likely to snuff out all life on Earth in around 2.8 billion years, suggest astrobiologists.

Published 3 Nov 2017, 09:05 GMT, Updated 5 Nov 2020, 06:22 GMT
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Earth's life-giving sun, seen here shooting off a coronal mass ejection, will snuff out this planet's remaining life forms in about 2.8 billion years from now.
Photograph by Image courtesy SDO/NASA

The final days of life on Earth will come some 2.8 billion years from now, suggests a sobering study.

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