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Astronomers independently detected a yellow supergiant star at a location closely matching that of the supernova SN 2011dh in the M51 galaxy through images obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope.
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The supernova explosion of the year 1006 – the brightest stellar event ever recorded in history – was probably caused by the merger of two white dwarf stars, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 15:27
For decades it has been thought that a shock wave from a supernova explosion triggered our solar system’s formation.
Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 16:06
Scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science have provided the first fully three-dimensional models to demonstrate how a shock wave from a supernova explosion triggered the formation of our Solar System.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 19:24
Satnav could be using neutron stars to steer a course through the universe, just as sailors of yore navigated the vast seas by the stars and the moon.
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Astrophysicists have detected 150 supernovas, a record-breaking number in the Subaru Deep Field.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 07, 2010, 14:07
In what seems to be straight out of a science fiction, American scientists have claimed the Earth could soon be wiped out by a supernova or the explosion of a star.
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