View Full Version : Space Telescopes Provide New Look at 2,000 Year Old Supernova

2011-Oct-25, 04:10 AM
What caused a huge explosion nearly 2,000 years ago, seen by early Chinese astronomers? Scientists have long known that a “guest star” that that mysteriously appeared in the sky and stayed for about 8 months in the year 185 was the first documented supernova. But now the combined efforts of four space observatories have provided [...]

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