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Mega Star Viewed In Unprecedented Detail
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, nasa, research, Eta Carinae, supernova, hypernova )

Michael
- 11 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
- 116 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
- 134 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
- 143 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
- 245 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
- 284 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
- 324 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
- 326 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
- 573 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
- 912 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
- 1246 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
- 1246 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
- 1327 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
- 1345 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
- 1463 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.
 

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