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Dec 16, 2021

Killing Stars

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When the largest of stars dies, the supernova they produce can outshine a whole galaxy, and potentially sterilize vast swathes of space. Future civilizations will need to be able to prevent or mitigate such events, though some might seek to artificially ignite a nova.

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Credits:
Killing Stars.
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur.
Episode 281; March 11, 2021

Written, produced & narrated by isaac arthur.

Script Editors:
Darius Said.
Jerry Guern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxgArWbEhZg.
Jason Burbank.
Keith Blockus.

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