Boffins predict when Sun will die and destroy solar system with everyone in it

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Scientists claim they have worked out when the Sun will explode and wreck our solar system – dragging everyone in it.

Experts have revealed that the burning star is still thought to be quite young so we won't have to witness a shattering end in our lifetime.

They believe the Sun will last for around five billion years and warned that the hydrogen core that keeps it functioning will have by then reached its shelf life.

This will cause issues for not just Earth but any planet that depends on the ball of hot gas, reports The Sun.

It has been reported that once the core comes to an end, the Sun will be left unable to produce any heat causing major issues for several planets.

Scientists have predicted Mercury and Venus will be the first to see a deadly fate and will be gulped up once the outer layers of the Sun become unsteady and enlarge, according to BGR.

But experts believe that's the least of the world's problems as many other factors could contribute to disastrous events on Earth.

They believe our oceans will be vaporised by the fireballs energy at that stage, with the brightness of it surging by a staggering 10%.

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And that's forgetting the increasing concerns over climate change.

So with all that in mind, humans in billions of years to come should think of packing up and starting their life again on another planet.

Earlier this week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that his plans to create a city on Mars may be put to a halt due to there not being enough humans on Earth.

He wrote on Twitter on Twitter this week: “We should be much more worried about population collapse."

"If there aren’t enough people for Earth, then there definitely won’t be enough for Mars," he said in a follow-up tweet.

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