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Apr 6, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have discovered radioactive debris from relatively nearby stars that exploded a few million years ago, raising questions about whether cosmic rays released by the supernovae impacted Earth’s past climate.
Mar 22, 2016 11:35 AM ET // Kylie Andrews, ABC Science
The discovery should help scientists understand the life cycle of stars.
Mar 15, 2016 12:10 PM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
Microscopic dust grains extracted from meteorites that landed on Earth had ancient and explosive origins, scientists have discovered.
Mar 7, 2016 11:52 AM ET
From the brightest supernovae to the blackest of holes, space sure knows how to provide extremes. But, it's not as easy as just taking a look to decide which objects are how bright or dark. DNews crunches the numbers.
Feb 8, 2016 09:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravity waves, gravitational waves and primordial gravitational waves... what do they mean? Is there a difference?
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.
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