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“Supernova”

Mar 16, 2015 08:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
GK Persei is the site of a powerful stellar explosion over 100 years ago that continues to shape surrounding space to this day.
Mar 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A ravaged star, having survived its partner's supernova explosion, is being flung out of the Milky Way at record speeds.
Mar 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Researchers using the Hubble space telescope took advantage of a naturally occurring zoom lens in space to capture an unprecedented quadruple image of an ancient supernova.
Feb 9, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The supernova remnant is located over 150,000 light-years away in the satellite dwarf galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Jan 30, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
A new three dimensional model of the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant provides insights into how these massive explosions occur.
Jan 20, 2015 06:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
One of the least likely places you might think astronomers would learn about ancient supernovae is at the bottom of the ocean but scientists have done just that -- also dredging up a mystery. Continue reading →
Oct 27, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The expanding fireball of a nova explosion has been observed in unprecedented detail for the first time.
Aug 28, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Approximately 10 million years ago, a nearby cluster of stars erupted as a violent series of supernovae and, according to new observations, the million degree plasma from these powerful detonations surround the solar system today. Continue reading →
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