View Full Version : Slow-Motion Supernova

2009-Dec-01, 01:40 AM
Supernovae are generally considered as fast and furious events. For the Type II, core collapse supernovae, the core implodes almost instantaneously although it takes some time for the shockwave to escape the star. As it does, the star brightens in what's known as the "rise time" of the supernova. For most Type II supernovae, this [...]

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