A rare isotope of iron found in fossilised bacteria under the Pacific ocean gives clues to a near-Earth supernova which exploded 2.2 million years ago. Continue reading →
Astronomers working on a multi-year program with the Hubble Space Telescope have announced the discovery of the most distant supernova ever observed, a stellar explosion that occurred over 10 billion years ago. ->
When it's setting up a powerful shockwave in space made up of high-speed particles accelerated to nearly the speed of light, that's when! ->
This colorful cloud is a supernova remnant, seen in infrared, radio, and x-ray light... and at its center may hide one of the galaxy's youngest black holes. ->
There is historic evidence for a gamma-ray burst hitting Earth over 1,200 years ago -- where did it come from? ->
What happens when you combine a white dwarf with an M dwarf star? A possible answer to a supernova mystery.
Light from a stellar eruption 170 years ago is only just being received after bouncing off a cloud of dust.
The car manufacturer is tracking down the cause of inexplicable acceleration events reported in a number of vehicle models, but could the problem be less mechanical and more cosmic in origin?
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