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Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 78 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
- 96 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
- 105 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
- 207 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
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Michael
- 246 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
- 286 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.
Closest, Brightest Supernova in Decades Is Also a Little Weird
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

Michael
- 288 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.
'Nuclear Pasta' In Neutron Stars May Be New Type Of Matter, Astronomers Say
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy, Matter, Neutron Star, Neutron Stars, New Matter, New Type Of Matter, Nuclear Pasta, Physics, Space, Stars, Supernova, Supernovas, Science News )

Michael
- 535 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A rare state of matter dubbed "nuclear pasta" appears to exist only inside ultra-dense objects called neutron stars, astronomers say.
Cosmic Rays: 100 Years Of Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: IceCube, Pierre Auger Observatory, black holes, gamma ray bursts, neutrinos, Supernova )

Judy
- 874 days ago - npr.org
This August, physicists are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of cosmic rays, showers of particles raining down on us from outer space. What mysteries remain?
Exploding Star to Be Visible From Earth Within a Fortnight
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, star, stellar explosion )

Pia
- 1208 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The supernova, triggered by the collapse of a star 21 million light years away from Earth, began on Tuesday and could soon be bright enough to see through a pair of binoculars. The rare "type 1a" supernova happened in the Pinwheel Galaxy.
Massive Supernova Exploded Yesterday in Pinwheel Galaxy --One of 30 Per Second in the Observable Universe!
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, supernova )

Seema
- 1209 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
A supernova discovered yesterday in the Pinwheel Galaxy is closer to Earth--approximately 21 million light-years away--than any other of its kind in a generation.
Twitter Helps Astronomers Zero-In On M51 Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, space, supernova, astronomy )

Anna
- 1289 days ago - news.discovery.com
On May 31, a bright supernova erupted in M51 -- more famously known as the "Whirlpool Galaxy" -- located approximately 25 million light-years from Earth. Amateur astronomers were the first to spot the rapidly brightening object -- bright enough to be.....
New Supernova Could Nix Evidence of Dark Matter
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, star, supernova )

Ria
- 1307 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
An exploding star spotted in 2005 defies the cuurent theories and observations. The theory of how it ignited could explain something unexpected
Earth 'to Get Second Sun This Year' as Supernova Turns Night Into Day
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Second Sun, Brightest Stars, Supernova, Science, Research )

Nancy
- 1425 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Earth could soon have a second sun, at least for a week or two. The cosmic phenomenon will happen when one of the brightest stars in the night sky explodes into a supernova.
Does a Weird Supernova Point to Unknown Laws of the Universe?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, science, scientists, space, study )

Michelle
- 1546 days ago - stumbleupon.com
In the past decade, robotic telescopes have turned astronomers' attention to strange exploding stars that may point to new and unusual physics. An international team of astronomers has uncovered a supernova whose origin cannot be explained
 

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