failed supernova

Astronomers Watched a Massive Star Just… Disappear. Now JWST Might Have Some Answers

In 2009, astronomers watched a bizarre mystery unfold. An enormous star, with 25 times the mass of the Sun, faded…

5 months ago

A Guide to Hunting Zombie Stars

Apparently not all supernovas work. And when they fail, they leave behind a half-chewed remnant, still burning from leftover heat…

5 years ago