Astronomers caught Betelgeuse just before it began to fog and may have seen a pressure wave rippling through its atmosphere

Astronomers caught Betelgeuse just before it began to fog and may have seen a pressure wave rippling through its atmosphere

A couple of years ago, Betelgeuse created a lot of interest when it started to get dark. It captured astronomers around the world, who were trying to understand what was happening. Was it about to become supernova? Evidence showed that dust was the most likely culprit for the red supergiant’s downgrade, although there are still …

Astronomers caught Betelgeuse just before it began to fog and may have seen a pressure wave rippling through its atmosphere Read More »