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Chandra Movie Captures Expanding Debris From a Stellar Explosion
Science & Tech  (tags: Chandra X-Ray Observatory, NASA, Supernova, Very Large Array, Goddard Space Flight Center, Tycho Brahe )

Steve
- 136 days ago - nasa.gov
When the star that created this supernova remnant exploded in 1572, it was so bright that it was visible during the day.
Final Moments Of Massive Exploding Star Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: Exploding Star, Supernova, Scientists, M74, Pisces )

Derek
- 152 days ago - news.sky.com
The star had a radius that was 200 times larger than our sun, before it went supernova in a spectacular space event 30 million years ago.
NASA K2 Mission - The Kepler Space Telescopes Second Chance to Shine
Science & Tech  (tags: Kepler space telescope, NASA Ames Research Center, Planet Hunting, Moffett Field, Supernova, Neptune, Stars, Universe )

Steve
- 201 days ago - nasa.gov
A severe malfunction had robbed the planet-hunting Kepler of its ability to stay pointed at a target without drifting off course. The solution? Using the pressure of sunlight to stabilize the spacecraft so it could continue to do science.
Monster Star Explosion Breaks All Records
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

Michael
- 244 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Scientists have spotted a supernova as bright as 570 billion suns. Here's how to glimpse one of these rare events from your own backyard.
Traces Found Of Ancient Nearby Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: supernova, science, astronomy, space, investigation, discovery )

Michael
- 351 days ago - iflscience.com
Patterns in the high-energy particles that strike Earth suggest that two million years ago, a supernova exploded in Earth's astronomical backyard.
Cannibal Supernova Eats Companion Star
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, space, supernova )

Michael
- 490 days ago - iflscience.com
Omnomnom. Astronomers have seen a signal from an exploding white dwarf that indicates it is consuming its unlucky companion star.
Astronomers Spot Star Leaving Milky Way At 2.7 Million Miles Per Hour
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, nasa, space, supernova, discovery, star, research, interesting )

Michael
- 568 days ago - iflscience.com
A star named US 708 has been spotted leaving our galaxy at 4.3 million kilometers an hour, the fastest exit speed ever observed. US 708's haste has been attributed to a supernova going off nearby, shedding light on how one such type of supernova occurs.
Mega Star Viewed In Unprecedented Detail
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, nasa, research, Eta Carinae, supernova, hypernova )

Michael
- 623 days ago - iflscience.com
A star millions of times as bright as the sun has been imaged using a combination of space and Earth-based telescopes to provide extraordinary detail.
Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 728 days ago - iflscience.com
The companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming our ideas on how these events occur.
Gaia Discovers Its First Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, news, humans, discovery, astronomy, gaia, Supernova, galaxy, stellar explosion )

Darren
- 745 days ago - esa.int
12 September 2014 While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our Galaxy, Gaia has discovered its first stellar explosion in another galaxy far, far away.
Our Solar System Is Surrounded By Supernovae Debris
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, nasa, space, science, supernova, supernovae )

Michael
- 755 days ago - iflscience.com
It took just five minutes for a NASA sounding rocket to confirm the decades-old theory that the solar system sits within a bubble of gas produced in 10 million-year-old supernovae explosions.
Astronomers Capture A Rare Wolf-Rayet Star Just Hours After It Dramatically Explodes
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, research, science, supernova, Wolf-Rayet star, astrophysics, discovery, space )

Michael
- 857 days ago - iflscience.com
For the first time ever, scientists have gathered direct evidence that demonstrates a massive object with the characteristics of a Wolf-Rayet star met its demise in a ferocious Type IIb supernova explosion.
Supernova Cleans Up Its Surroundings
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

Michael
- 896 days ago - spacedaily.com
Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. T
Closest, Brightest Supernova in Decades Is Also a Little Weird
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

Michael
- 936 days ago - spacedaily.com
A bright supernova discovered only six weeks ago in a nearby galaxy is provoking new questions about the exploding stars that scientists use as their main yardstick for measuring the universe.
 

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