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Never Seen Before Supernova Explosion Captured: Characteristics Detailed

Approximately 100 million light-years away from our planet, a unique supernova is exploding.  The exploding star, dubbed supernova LSQ14fmg was the distant object captured by an international research team. The study helped reveal the origins of the group of supernovae...
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Fragments of Supernovae Discovered in Deep-sea Sediments

Researchers discovered fragments of supernovae in deep-sea sediments and solved a mystery surrounding the space around our Solar System.  The researchers examined many deep-sea sediments from various locations that date back 33,000 years. They utilized the extreme sensitivity of HIAF's...
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Fragments From Kepler’s Supernova Don’t Slow Down After 400 Years

A white dwarf that went supernova in 1604 still intrigues astronomers. The event was visible to the naked eye and documented by the famous German astronomer Johannes Kepler. But, what's so different at this supernova? The Kepler's Supernova, as it...
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A Supernova Could Have Triggered the Mass Extinction of the Late Devonian Era

A team of scientists hypothesizes that a supernova approximately 65 light-years away may have contributed to the mass extinction of the late Devonian Era, 359 million years ago.  Killer cosmic rays from neighboring supernovae could be the culprit behind at...
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When Will the Last Supernova Ever Occur: the Predictions are Now Published

The end of the Universe, as we might imagine it, won't come with the expected bang. Most cosmic features will slowly start to fizzle as their temperatures fade to zero. If you want a better picture, imagine a sad, cold,...

Extreme Type Of Supernova: The Brightest Star Explosion Ever Seen

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, which basically put Earth on hold, experts are focused on the skies. An enormous star explosion could be the biggest one ever seen. The star explosion known as SN2016aps, which occurred in a galaxy about 3.6...

Researchers are Still Trying to Solve the Mystery of the Universe Expansion

The Earth, Solar System, as well as the entire Milky Way and a few thousand galaxies in our vicinity move in a large 'bubble' that is about 250 million light-years in diameter, while the overall density of matter is half...

Researchers Came up With Concept That Implies Interstellar Traveling Using Supernovae as Fuel

On the subject of interstellar traveling challenges, there are no easy routes. The distances are massive, the amounts of energy required to hop on the journey are enormous, and the time frames involved are colossal. Researchers have now started to...

Breathtaking Supernova – Dying Star Exploded In The Shape Of A Butterfly

At 3800 light-years away from Earth, a former star five times more massive than the Sun exploded. It used to own its place in the Scorpius constellation. Now, she is spreading her butterfly wings nebula called NGC 6302. It is...

Betelgeuse Supernova Could Outshine The Moon In The Sky

A nearby star known as Betelgeuse could reach a record level of brightness when the supernova state begins, becoming brighter than a full moon and gaining the ability to cast shadows according to a team of researchers. Betelgeuse is situated...