Results tagged “Supernova 1987A”

Dust particles form as dying red giant stars throw off material and become part of interstellar clouds of various sizes, densities and temperatures.

A group of scientists led by researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a rich inventory of molecules at the centre of an exploded star for the very first time.

Galaxies can be remarkably dusty places and supernovas are thought to be a primary source of that dust, especially in the early Universe.

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