X-ray light

Supernova remnant spotted blooming like beautiful cosmic flower

Supernova remnant spotted blooming like beautiful cosmic flower

Astronomers have captured supernova remnant, called G299.2-2.9, which looked like a blooming comic flower from Earth.

Feb 13, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Tycho`s supernova remnant lights up to Mach 1,000 shock wave

Astronomers have discovered that a reverse shock wave racing inward at Mach 1,000 (1,000 times the speed of sound) is heating the remnant of Tycho`s supernova and causing it to emit X-ray light.

Nov 26, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

Tycho`s supernova remnant lights up to Mach 1,000 shock wave

Astronomers have discovered that a reverse shock wave racing inward at Mach 1,000 (1,000 times the speed of sound) is heating the remnant of Tycho`s supernova and causing it to emit X-ray light.

Nov 26, 2013, 15:24 PM IST