View Full Version : Star Endured Unique Explosion That Didn't Destroy

2008-Sep-10, 10:30 PM
There's 'smoked but didn't inhale,' 'promised but didn't deliver,' and now there's 'exploded but didn't destroy.' Eta Carinae, the galaxy's biggest, brightest and perhaps most studied star after the sun, appears to be driven by an entirely new type of stellar explosion that is fainter than a typical supernova and does not destroy the [...]

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