Astronomers go supernova over dying star - News & events - ANU

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Messier 82 galaxy where a new supernova has been discovered. Image credit NASA, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). The sudden explosion of a star in a neighbouring galaxy only 11.4 million light years from Earth could ... more

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ALMA spots supernova dust factory 160,000 light years away - UCL

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UK scientists have used the ALMA telescope to help capture the remains of a recent supernova - or exploding star – that is brimming with freshly formed dust 160,000 light years from Earth. Supernovae are thought to produce a large amount of ... more

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