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Fraser
2009-Apr-08, 08:20 PM
Type 1a supernovae like 2005ke, above, are known to go off when one member of a star pair exceeds critical mass and kickstarts a runaway fusion reaction.Researchers have long puzzled over why some of the explosions happen so fast.*Now, a team of Chinese astronomers believes they’ve arrived at a probable cause for the earliest of [...]

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