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View Full Version : This Supernova Had A ‘Delayed Detonation’



Fraser
2013-Jun-27, 04:40 PM
A star relatively nearby Earth went kablooie in 2008, some 28,000 light-years away from us. Sharp-eyed astronomers, as they will do, trained their telescopes on it to snap pictures and take observations. Now, fresh observations from the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest that supernova was actually a double-barrelled explosion. (...)Read the rest of This Supernova [...]

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