Betelgeuse Brain
Image from Steve Bowers
Delta Andromedae, a red giant converted to a Betelgeuse brain.
A jupiter-brain so large that it has to be supported by its own radiation pressure to avoid collapsing. This ancient concept has been realised in the Terragen Sphere in the form of the S-Brain or Godstar; however the star Betelgeuse itself is currently too unstable to be used in this fashion.

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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 08 October 2001.