So we’re still where we were two weeks ago: Betelgeuse might explode tomorrow. It might explode a hundred thousand years from now. But if it does explode soon, we will get the best look we’ve ever had at how stellar explosions work.
Category: Science and Technology
I was peripherally involved in this research, which detected some of the highest energy photons every seen from a gamma-ray burst.
GRBs are dangerous. They can kill. But it’s rare. There is one candidate nearby that could be dangerous. But we’re still figuring out whether it is.
I checked the calculations myself and this does appear to be accurate…
Which is exactly why, regardless of cause, adults should be slow if not completely adverse to putting children out in front of their political causes.
Josh Hawley, like all ambitious men, is telling you who and what he is about. We should listen.