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'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
- 1626 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
- 1964 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
- 2298 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
- 2299 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
- 2380 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
- 2397 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
- 2516 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
- 2636 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
Blast From the Past: A New Type of Exploding Star
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, space, science, research, stars, Supernova )

Kayla
- 2747 days ago - newsinfo.inquirer.net
Astronomers have discovered a new type of exploding star that spews huge quantities of calcium and defies the two known categories of supernovae, according to a pair of studies released Wednesday
SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER: Exploding Star Caught in the Act
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy, astophysics, supernova, galaxy, star, sun, science, telescope )

IE
- 3490 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Astronomers have been able to capture and record the first moments when a massive star blows itself apart. After decades of searching, researchers have used the world's top telescopes to observe the remarkable event.
Youngest Supernova in Milky Way Found
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, science, technology, supernova, milky way )

Dima
- 3497 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Scientists have peered through a thick shroud of interstellar dust to reveal the youngest supernova ever seen in the Milky Way
Real Death Star Could Strike Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Wolf-Rayet stars, stars, supernova, science, scientists, space, research, study, interesting, discovery )

John (Aqu
- 3563 days ago - space.com
A beautiful pinwheel in space might one day blast Earth with death rays, scientists now report. Unlike the moon-sized Death Star from Star Wars, which has to get close to a planet to blast it, this blazing spiral has the potential to burn worlds from
Unstable Star Threatens Earth - Astronomer
Science & Tech  (tags: star, threat, earth, space, world, constellation, supernova, gamma rays, scientists, mass extinctions )

Robin
- 3568 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Its name is WR104, and it could spell the end of the world.
Supernova Light Could Be Risk to Life on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, galaxy, supernova, threat )

Jacquelin
- 3625 days ago - foxnews.com
An explosive star within our galaxy is showing signs of an impending eruption, at least in a cosmic time frame, and has for quite some time. From 1838 to 1858, the star called Eta Carinae brightened to rival the light of Sirius, the brightest star in t
Earliest Galaxies Had Building Blocks of Life
Science & Tech  (tags: galaxies, stars, life, supernova, compjter simulations, science )

Eduardo
- 3656 days ago - space.newscientist.com
The earliest galaxies may have contained Population III stars, some 100 times the mass of our sun. Such stars could have polluted galaxies with life-supporting supernova debris at least 500 million years earlier than current models predict.
 

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