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Astronomers have discovered the biggest star ever - more than 300 times the mass of the Sun, and twice as large as the generally accepted limit of 150 solar masses.
Originally posted by Kratos40
Thank you for all the replies on this subject. I am a biologist by training and physics does play a VERY small part in what I do. So now we have discovered a new species of Hyper Giant Stars that go against previous calculations. So this is what the Wiki tells us, because after this we have to talk about Black Holes:
en.wikipedia.org..." target="_blank" class="postlink" rel="nofollow">Black hole information paradox
So my next question is, what is the minimum size of a Super or Hyper Giant that can create an even horizon? I ask this in terms of our relative distance to dangerous circumstances in our neighborhood.