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Stunning Time-lapse of an Illustration of a Dying Star

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When a star like our own reaches the end of its life, it begins to run out of hydrogen fuel in its core. Like a car running out of gas, it will begin to sputter, swelling to a size that could encompass every planet in our solar system out to Mars. When this happens, the sun will swallow the Earth and will spell certain doom for all life on our planet. This time-lapse video by Ed Lopez shows how he created a stunning illustration depicting the inhabitance of a dying world that must travel into the stars to find a new world to call home. In the process he will show how to create a star, a planet, and even a few spaceships along the way. This time-lapse was created by piecing together video segments from the original tutorial.

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