Supernovae

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Name: Supernovae
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

9 ways the universe is conspiring to kill us all

Before we get into this, we need to make one thing clear. The universe hates you. If that’s not clear to you at this moment in time, it will be by the end of this list. The universe wants you dead.It hates the way you talk, the way you snort a little ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery

Science & Tech(tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )- 49 minutes ago - iflscience.comThe companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming ... [Published Care2 - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sept. 27 Public Astronomy Program On Mt Diablo

Please join Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society for the September 27th astronomy program (Mt. Diablo State Park)Please join Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society for the September 27th astronomy program at the Lower Summit Parking Lot of Mt. Diablo State Park. ... [Published Walnut Creek Patch - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

A Tour Of M82 SN2014J

Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Supernovae, Space, Astronomy, Messier 82, M82, X-ray astronomy, Supernova, Barrett M82, Observational astronomy, Spaceflight, Chandra X-ray Observatory ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Live Webcast of Supernova

X-ray, Optical & Infrared Composite of Kepler’s Supernova RemnantLocated 38 million light years away in the constellation Dorado, visible in the Southern Hemisphere, the intermediate galaxy NGC 1566 appears to have had a recent  supernova . The event ... [Published Disinformation - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Students to Join the Search as $9 Million Grant Boosts the Hunt for Supernovae and Variable Stars

ByDaniel Gould 10:00 am September 17, 2014 Giving , Faculty , Research , StudentsPalomar ObservatoryPomona College and Caltech have received a $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a next-generation exploration system for the ... [Published Pomona College Web - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosion That Might Be A Supernova

Right now, the galaxy, NGC 1566 is giving us a spectacular light show and astronomers suspect it could be coming from a powerful event called a Type II supernova, which occurs when a high-mass star ends its life in a brilliant, explosive display of light. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

ESA's Gaia Observatory Locates Its First Supernova

Image Caption: An artist’s impression of a Type Ia supernova – the explosion of a white dwarf locked in a binary system with a companion star. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab/C. CarreauChuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineLess than two months ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Lurking Companion Star Explains Enigmatic Supernova

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterThe above sequence depicts a rare supernova explosion. Hubble images (bottom panel) correspond to an artist’s conception (top panel). Credit: Kavli IPMU / NASA / Gastón Folate ... [Published Universe Today - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hypervelocity Neutron Stars Crashing Into White Dwarfs — A Scenario for the Loneliest Supernovae?

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterAn artist’s conception of a neutron star and a white dwarf having been thrown far from their host galaxy. Once well outside the galaxy, they merge to produce the Universe’s loneliest ... [Published Universe Today - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

A View of the Deepest Future

Adam Crowl first appeared in Centauri Dreams not long after I opened the site to comments about nine years ago. His insights immediately caught my eye and challenged my thinking. I have always admired auto-didacts, and Adam is an outstanding example: ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 2 reports

Hubble Astronomers Use Supernovae to Gauge Power of Cosmic Lenses

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.Two teams of astronomers, ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 01 2014]

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"This is like a crime scene, and we finally identified the robber," says, University of California (UC BerkeleyBerkeley Professor Alex Filippenko, "The companion star stole a bunch of hydrogen before the primary star exploded."
"The last chapter has not been written in understanding them, [including] their variations from each other" Berman says
"Supernovae imprint their remnants with X-ray evidence that reveals the nature of the explosio..."
Quimby continues, "The discovery and selection method we have crafted may thus soon improve our understanding of our expanding universe."

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9 ways the universe is conspiring to kill us all [Published Breaking News.ie - Oct 17 2014]
Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery [Published Care2 - Sep 30 2014]
Sept. 27 Public Astronomy Program On Mt Diablo [Published Walnut Creek Patch - Sep 25 2014]
A Tour Of M82 SN2014J [Published Red Orbit - Sep 19 2014]
Live Webcast of Supernova [Published Disinformation - Sep 19 2014]
Students to Join the Search as $9 Million Grant... [Published Pomona College Web - Sep 18 2014]
Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosio... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 17 2014]
Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosio... [Published Business Insider - Sep 17 2014]
ESA's Gaia Observatory Locates Its First Supernova [Published Red Orbit - Sep 14 2014]
A Lurking Companion Star Explains Enigmatic Sup... [Published Universe Today - Sep 11 2014]
Hypervelocity Neutron Stars Crashing Into White... [Published Universe Today - Aug 09 2014]
New VLT Observations Clear Up Dusty Mystery [Published Universe Today - Jul 11 2014]
Iron 'Fingerprints' Point Astronomers to Supern... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 03 2014]
Superluminous Supernova Puzzles Astronomers [Published Universe Today - Jun 26 2014]
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
New Supernova Pops in Bright Galaxy M106 in the... [Published Universe Today - May 22 2014]
Hubble Astronomers Use Supernovae to Gauge Powe... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 01 2014]
Hubble Astronomers Use Supernovae to Gauge Powe... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - May 01 2014]
Cosmic illusion revealed: Gravitational lens ma... [Published Space Daily - Apr 30 2014]
Cosmic Illusion Revealed: Gravitational Lens Ma... [Published Science Daily - Apr 24 2014]
Standard-Candle Supernovae are Still Standard, ... [Published Space Daily - Mar 12 2014]
Stars Boil Before They Blow Up, Says NuSTAR [Published Universe Today - Feb 19 2014]
Is Eta Carinae Heading Toward Another Eruption? [Published Universe Today - Feb 19 2014]
Supernovae and cheeseburgers [Published Saipan Tribune - Feb 06 2014]
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Iron 'Fingerprints' Point Astronomers to Supern... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 03 2014]
An international team of astronomers using data from the Japan-led Suzaku X-ray observatory has developed a powerful technique for analyzing supernova remnants, the expanding clouds of debris left behind when stars explode. The method provides scientists ...
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
Adam Crowl first appeared in Centauri Dreams not long after I opened the site to comments about nine years ago. His insights immediately caught my eye and challenged my thinking. I have always admired auto-didacts, and Adam is an outstanding example: ...
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
Adam Crowl first appeared in Centauri Dreams not long after I opened the site to comments about nine years ago. His insights immediately caught my eye and challenged my thinking. I have always admired auto-didacts, and Adam is an outstanding example: ...
Hubble Astronomers Use Supernovae to Gauge Powe... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 01 2014]
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.Two teams of astronomers, ...
Hubble Astronomers Use Supernovae to Gauge Powe... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - May 01 2014]
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 ...
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