RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A recent study has set a deadline for the solar system to vanish. But relax. Neither I, nor you, nor even our great-great-grandchildren will come anywhere near to experiencing this phenomenon. The extinction of planets orbiting around the Sun is projected to occur in one trillion years.
The article, written by scientists Jon K. Zink, Konstantin Batygin, and Fred C. Adams, from the Astronomy and Physics departments of universities in California and Michigan, in the United States, points out that the destruction of the solar system will be carried out precisely and ironically by . . .