View Full Version : Tranquil Galaxy is Home to Violent Events

2012-Aug-01, 01:50 PM
This beautiful spiral galaxy looks peaceful, with its swirling white blue arms appearing like they could be home to countless solar systems similar to ours. But NGC 1187 has hosted two supernova explosions during the last thirty years, and these violent stellar explosions are the result of the powerful death of either a massive star [...]

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