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Fraser
2009-Mar-19, 11:40 AM
What will happen to all the inner planets, dwarf planets, gas giants and asteroids in the Solar System when the Sun turns into a white dwarf? This question is currently being pondered by a NASA researcher who is building a model of how our Solar System might evolve as our Sun loses mass, violently turning [...]

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Buttercup
2009-Mar-19, 11:49 AM
I'm more curious as to when it finally expands into a bloated red giant. :D I'd give a report, but will be dead by then I suppose. ;-P

Noclevername
2009-Mar-30, 09:23 PM
I'm more curious as to when it finally expands into a bloated red giant. :D I'd give a report, but will be dead by then I suppose. ;-P

Well, I plan to be around that long, so I suppose it's possible you might as well. ;)