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“Supernova”

Feb 3, 2016 02:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. for a fascinating Perimeter Institute public lecture on the physics and mysteries behind neutron stars.
Jan 14, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A network of small, ground-based telescopes hunting the night-time skies for transient supernovas fished out a whopper -- a one-of-a-kind cosmic explosion that at its peak blasted out more light than 50 times all the stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
Dec 16, 2015 06:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An ancient supernova that was serendipitously captured in four Hubble space telescope images thanks to a naturally occurring cosmic magnifying lens has reappeared, as astronomers predicted.
Dec 3, 2015 02:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Somewhere out there in the darkest depths of our universe, something is generating mysterious eruptions of energy that are being detected as fast radio bursts -- and astronomers are close to working out what they are.
Nov 30, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astrophysicists have created a computer model that simulates a dying stars' magnetic guts before generating a cosmic monster.
Sep 25, 2015 03:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These beautiful, shimmering tendrils of plasma are all that remain of an ancient massive star that, approximately 8,000 years ago, died and exploded as a supernova.
Sep 12, 2015 07:27 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A so-called cosmic tsunami is rousing a galaxy cluster affectionately nicknamed Sausage, suggesting that stagnant galaxies can be rejuvenated when galactic clusters collide.
Aug 4, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have announced the discovery of a truly monstrous structure consisting of a ring of galaxies around 5 billion light-years across -- and it defies cosmological theory.
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