• Betelgeuse's Great Dimming has a great explanation

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    The mystery of Betelgeuse's “Great Dimming” has finally been answered, astronomers say, after new images of the surface of the distant star help explain why it unexpectedly darkened in late 2019. Betelgeuse, normally a bright orange star in the constellation of Orion, visibly dimmed and stayed that way through the first few months of 2020. Though it returned to its...
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  • Giant star Betelgeuse dimmed mysteriously and now we finally know why - CNET

    Giant star Betelgeuse dimmed mysteriously and now we finally know why - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    When the nearby red supergiant started acting funny, some speculated it could be on the verge of going supernova. Now scientists know what was really happening.
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