Be the friend?) I sit on the edge of the train tracks, swinging my legs with a sigh. A few tears stream down my face. My boyfriend just broke up with me." I hear a voice, and I turn to look. It's my best friend, and he looks worried.
About 550 light-years from Earth, Chi Cygni, a star like our Sun, is writhing in its death throes. It is now so large that it would swallow every planet out to Mars. (Artist rendering, credit: ESO/L. Calçada)I love it.