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Jul 25, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate 15 years in orbit, NASA has release new, mind-blowing views of the Chandra X-ray observatory's most famous supernova remnants.
Jul 9, 2014 01:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The supernova mechanism behind cosmic dust formation has been a mystery, but now astronomers have the answer. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 12:42 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
A hotspot of powerful, ultrahigh-energy particles streams toward Earth from beneath the handle of the Big Dipper constellation. This collection of cosmic rays may help scientists nail down the origin point of the powerful particles, a century-old mystery.
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 →
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