In what could provide new insight into the structure of the early universe, light from the enormous explosion of a star more than 12 billion years ago - shortly after the Big Bang - was recently seen reaching earth.
Cosmic explosion caused by the death of a star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world after it occurred in April.
Unlike elements like carbon or iron, gold cannot be created within a star instead it can only be formed by a cataclysmic event.
Astronomers from around the world were blown away by a record-setting blast of gamma rays from a dying star in a distant galaxy.
NASA`s Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found that high-speed jets launched from active black holes possess fundamental similarities regardless of mass, age or environment.
A team of astronomers has uncovered new evidence suggesting that X-ray detectors in space could be the first to witness new supernovae that signal the death of massive stars.
A possible source of ultra high-energy cosmic rays – gamma-ray bursts, has received a new lease of life in a new study.
Researchers have shed new light into the elusive origins of an important class of exploding star called Type Ia supernovae.
Astronomers have identified a pair of young galaxies with surprising chemical ingredients in the early Universe following a Gamma-ray burst.
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