Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:15
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 09:56
An optical supernova, designated SN 2014J , which occurred in the galaxy M82 and lies only about 12 million light-years away, has attracted the attention of many space agencies, including NASA.
Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 10:42
Students and staff at UCL`s teaching observatory, the University of London Observatory, have spotted one of the closest supernova to Earth in nearby galaxy Messier 82 (the Cigar Galaxy).
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 17:24
The Hubble telescope has chanced upon a giant star ready to explode in a spectacular style, according to NASA.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 10:25
Researchers using Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have found a recent supernova that is brimming with freshly formed dust.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 14:33
Scientists have for the first time discovered phosphorous as one of the essential elements for life in the cosmic leftovers from a supernova explosion.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 14:29
Researchers have suggested that new class of supernovae could likely be originating from the creation of magnetars.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 18:08
Astronomers have detected the first noble gas molecules in space in the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:44
Astronomers have discovered a new transient magnetar near supernova remnant SNR Kesteven 79.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 20:47
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 15:24
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 12:02
Within the eternal ice of Antarctica, scientists have observed first proof for high-energy neutrinos coming from cosmic accelerators beyond our own solar system.
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