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1,500 New Type 1A Supernova Found as Part of the Dark Energy Survey

Supernova explosions are fascinating because they're so cataclysmic, powerful, and awe-inspiring. They're Nature's summer blockbusters. Humans have recorded their existence…

3 months ago

JWST and Chandra Team Up for a Stunning View of Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A

NASA's long-lived Chandra X-ray Observatory teamed up with JWST for the first time, producing this incredibly detailed image of the…

3 months ago

Multiple Supernova Remnants Merging in a Distant Nebula

The 30 Dor B star-forming region is one of the most dramatic places in the Universe. It is located in…

4 months ago

Webb Sees a Supernova Go Off in a Gravitationally Lensed Galaxy – for the Second Time

Nature, in its infinite inventiveness, provides natural astronomical lenses that allow us to see objects beyond the normal reach of…

4 months ago

JWST Delivers A Fantastic New Image Of Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A

Astronomy is all about light. Sensing the tiniest amounts of it, filtering it, splitting it into its component wavelengths, and…

4 months ago

Can a Dead Star Keep Exploding?

In September 2022, an automated sky survey detected what seemed to be a supernova explosion about one billion light-years away.…

5 months ago

An Amateur Astronomer Discovered One-of-a-Kind Supernova Remnant

In 2013, amateur astronomer Dana Patchick was looking through images from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer archive and discovered a…

5 months ago

Astronomers Find Dozens of Massive Stars Fleeing the Milky Way

The Milky Way can't hold onto all of its stars. Some of them get ejected into intergalactic space and spend…

5 months ago

Astronomers are Hoping to Detect Gravitational Waves Coming from Supernova 1987A

A supernova explosion is a cataclysmic explosion that marks the violent end of a massive star’s life. During the event,…

6 months ago

Searching for the Supernova Neutrino Background to the Universe

It’s a sobering statement that stars like the Sun, more accurately ALL stars will die eventually, yes even the Sun!…

6 months ago