Dec 29, 2019

Giant red star may be about to explode

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(CNN) — Scientists are puzzled by the behavior of what used to be one of the brightest stars in the skies.

The red giant star – called Betelgeuse (bey-tel-juice) – has been rapidly dimming since October.

It used to be the ninth-brightest object you can see from Earth, but it’s now more than two times fainter than usual.

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