Solar Week - Ask a Question

Come here during Solar Week (next one: March 22-26, 2021) to interact. To post a question, click on your area of interest from the topics below, and then click on the "Ask New Question" button. Or EMAIL or tweet or plant in Answer Garden your question about the Sun or life as a scientist to us -- and watch for it to appear here.  You can also visit our FAQs (frequently asked questions). In between Solar Weeks in October and March, you can view all the archives here.

PrevPrev Go to previous topic
NextNext Go to next topic
Last Post 3/26/2020 1:39 PM by  Christina Cohen
black hole
 1 Replies
You are not authorized to post a reply.
Author Messages



3/26/2020 12:08 PM
    (from Answer Garden):

    Can the Sun ever become a black hole?

    Christina Cohen

    Basic Member

    Basic Member

    3/26/2020 1:39 PM
    No, the Sun is too small to become a black hole at the end of its life. In order to collapse and form a black hole, a star typically has to be about 20 times more massive than our Sun.
    You are not authorized to post a reply.

    Twitter Feed

    Scientist Leaderboard

    Name # of replies
    Multiverse skin is based on Greytness by Adammer