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Apr 16, 2014 11:43 AM ET // Jason Major
The debris from a stellar explosion from 2,200 years ago still shines brightly in x-rays -- even though it shouldn't Continue reading →
Apr 11, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Mar 21, 2014 02:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If you think you're having a bad day, spare a thought for the surviving star in a binary system after its stellar neighbor detonates as a powerful supernova. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 01:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A sophisticated computer simulation has been created in an effort to understand the 3-dimensional complexities inside a supernova. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 04:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The now-famous supernova that erupted in neighboring galaxy M82 last month is a unique opportunity to study an exploding star up-close. However, SN 2014J isn't any old supernova, it turns out that it's a little bit weird. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2014 12:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hubble has slewed in the direction of M82 to snap this dreamy portrait of SN 2014J, the closest supernova to erupt in recent decades. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2014 12:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
By tracing radioactive material in the remains of a nearby exploded star, scientists have a new understanding of what happened in the star’s final moments. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2014 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Records for furthest, biggest and brightest are always being broken in astronomy, but one of the more intriguing records has just been smashed. Continue reading →
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