Astronomy and Space

The Diet of the Stars

#sun #astronomy #physics #science #weightloss #E=MC2

It’s always a matter of interest when a big star finds a diet that works. If losing weight is your goal, you might want to find out the secret of the biggest star in the whole solar system: the sun.

Due to the miracle of physics, our sun loses 4 million tons every single second.

If you are concerned that this may be too much, too fast, you can relax; it’s only 0.0000000000000000002 percent of the sun’s entire mass.

Where does all this mass go? As Albert Einstein explained in his formula E=MC2, mass can be converted into energy — lots of energy. The “calories” the sun burns away each second are the equivalent of 4 trillion Hiroshima bombs.


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