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Our life-giving sun, seen here shooting off a coronal mass ejection, will snuff out Earth's remaining life forms in about 2.8 billion years from now.

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Study: Sun Will End Earthly Life in 2.8 Billion Years

The planet will become too hot for even the hardiest microbes.

Image of the 125 Anniversary logo The final days of life on Earth will come some 2.8 billion years from now, suggests a sobering new study.