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"Times New Roman"">Once the nuclear fusion in a star ends, all of its elements end up as iron. The reason that it doesn’t keep fusing elements is because iron doesn’t fuse. Once all of it is iron, it releases a huge amount of energy in what is called a supernova. The energy is released when the star blows of its outer layers. The remains of the core will be one of two things - a neutron star or a black hole. The closest possible supernova is 150 light years away and if it blows up, its radiation will most likely wipe us (Earth) out because a “safe” distance for something like this is 160-200 light years away.
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