Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! An Outer Space SUPERNOVA : Wow in the World One of the brightest stars in the sky, Betelgeuse, has been getting dimmer and dimmer. Could this be a sign that the young star is about to explode? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they travel light years into the future to see for themselves! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of a SUPERNOVA!
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Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! An Outer Space SUPERNOVA

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Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! An Outer Space SUPERNOVA

Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! An Outer Space SUPERNOVA

Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! An Outer Space SUPERNOVA

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Wow in the World
One of the brightest stars in the sky, Betelgeuse, has been getting dimmer and dimmer. Could this be a sign that the young star is about to explode? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they travel light years into the future to see for themselves! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of a SUPERNOVA!
Wow in the World

One of the brightest stars in the sky, Betelgeuse, has been getting dimmer and dimmer. Could this be a sign that the young star is about to explode? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they travel light years into the future to see for themselves! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of a SUPERNOVA!

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