Pretty cool. I like the last two paragraphs.
Astronomers expect our Sun will become a white dwarf when it dies 5 billion years from now. Some two billion years after that, the Sun’s ember core will crystallise as well, leaving a giant diamond in the centre of the solar system.
Our Sun will become a diamond that truly is forever,” says Metcalfe.
Let’s not mention the fact that we’ll all be really really dead.