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A bright supernova found only six weeks back in a nearby galaxy is provoking new questions about the exploding stars , which researchers use as their main yardstick for measuring the universe.
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Astrophysicists by detecting an even distribution of iron throughout a massive galaxy cluster can reveal how exploding stars and black holes sowed the early cosmos with heavy elements.
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Observation of two bright exploding stars is improving the astronomical "tape measure" used to calculate the acceleration of the expansion of the universe, say scientists.
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Fierce galactic winds powered by an intense burst of star formation may blow gas right out of massive galaxies, shutting down their ability to make new stars.
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Astronomers studying two exploding stars, or supernovae, have found evidence the blasts received an extra boost from newborn black holes.
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A team of scientists has established that a mysterious flux of particles in the Universe originates from exploding stars, rather than being proof of dark matter.
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