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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
- 61 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
- 101 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
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Michael
- 140 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
- 142 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
- 389 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
- 728 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
- 1062 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
- 1063 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
- 1143 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
- 1161 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
- 1279 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
- 1400 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
- 1510 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
- 2254 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
- 2261 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
 

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