Future SpaceAstronomers have recently given us a disturbing glimpse into the cosmic future: If one follows the collected findings, a brute stellar explosion will occur that will dwarf everything that has gone before! But with it not enough: According to some researchers this primeval spectacle is even imminent! But what has it with the backgrounds of the approaching star death on itself? Will the colossal supernova also affect our earth? Let’s get to the bottom of this exciting topic and find out what dramatic fate the star Betelgeuse is heading for!