Results tagged “supernovae”

In astronomy, the devil is in the details -- as this image, taken by the NASA/ESA (European Space Agency) Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys and Wide-Field Camera 3, demonstrates.

Detonating White Dwarfs As Supernovae

New model explains how inspiraling dead stars can explode at a rate high enough to match the number of Type Ia supernovae seen in universe

IRAS 15103-5754, a star observed as it was turning into a planetary nebula, yields new clues as to the death of stars akin to the sun

Distant exploding stars observed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are providing astronomers with a powerful tool to determine the strength of naturally-occurring "cosmic lenses" that are used to magnify objects in the remote universe.

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