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Submission + - Rumor of Betelgeuse's death greatly exagerrated (discovermagazine.com)

The Bad Astronomer writes: "A rumor is spreading on the net like wildfire that the red supergiant star Betelgeuse is about to explode in a supernova. This rumor is almost certainly not true. First, it's posted on a doomsday forum. Second, it's three times removed from the source, and is anonymous at each step. Third, the evidence is shaky at best. Plus, even if true, the supernova is too far away to hurt us. But other than that..."
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Rumor of Betelgeuse's death greatly exagerrated

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