Caroline (10) asks “Will the world ever end?”

Thanks team. It is thought that in 4.5 billion years time the dying Sun, then a Red Dwarf will expand as it runs out of energy. The expansion will reach our worlds orbit so the planet Earth will be destroyed.

Obviously before then the Earth might be hit by asteroids or some other catastrophic event so although the planet might survive, life upon it might be destroyed.

Below is a short animation of the Sun’s expansion at the end of it’s life.








2 thoughts on “Caroline (10) asks “Will the world ever end?”

  1. The world will come to an end one day. I know that not everyone will agree with this with me. But I want you to know that anything that has a beginning sure has an end.


    If you have a further question kindly ask again.
    Thanks Caroline!.

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