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View Full Version : Hypervelocity Neutron Stars Crashing Into White Dwarfs — A Scenario for the Loneliest



Fraser
2014-Aug-08, 10:20 PM
It’s hard to comprehend the vast emptiness of space. Especially when we detect odd signatures, such as luminous explosions that are neither as bright nor as long as traditional supernovae, originating in the unfathomable emptiness. But a team of astronomers is now beginning to understand these so-called calcium-rich transients, often referred to as the Universe’s […]

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