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Mystery Solved: We Finally Know Why Betelgeuse Suddenly Faded | SciShow News

Our neighboring star Betelgeuse got noticeably dimmer a few months ago, and thanks to the Hubble telescope, we recently figured out what was going on. Also, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico suffered some damage this week.

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