01/06/2021 05:00 PM | Click to read full article
Have you ever wondered what would happen if the Sun just suddenly stopped shining? The first thing that probably comes to your mind is that it would get a whole lot darker and colder. True, but that doesn’t even begin to describe what kind of catastrophic event it would be because eventually, humankind would meet its imminent demise.
In the first few minutes after the Sun stops burning, life goes on as usual here on Earth because the sunlight itself is still travelling towards the planet. But what happens after that?