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2007-May-09, 12:16 AM
with the discovery of this new form of nova (where the star does not collapse - but just explodes (via the Eddington Limit?)) by witnessing one in a distant galaxy only last fall, and made public this week.

Seems Eta Carina may also die in the manner.

100+ solar mass stars reach the limits of confinement and seem not only short lived but inherently unstable.