That Sunlight You Feel Might Be 50 Million Years Old

Everybody knows that nothing is faster than light. And everybody knows that it whooshes through the solar system in a matter of minutes (well, technically, it takes just over five hours for light to travel from the sun to Pluto). But here’s something you might not know — the light that reaches Earth might have been created at the center of the sun more than 50 million years ago.

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