Supernovae

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Name: Supernovae
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Possible Bright Supernova Lights Up Spiral Galaxy M61

An animation showing the new supernova in the galaxy M61 photographed on October 30, 2014, paired with an older archive photo Credit: Ernesto Guido, Martino Nicolini, Nick HowesI sat straight up in my seat when I learned of the discovery of a possible ... [Published Universe Today - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Supernovae in the GARDEN: Photographer captures stunning stellar explosions with telescopes in his back yard

The earliest recorded supernova was viewed by Chinese astronomers in 185 AD, but today stellar explosions can be captured using telescopes - even those small models set up in amateur astronomers' gardens.This incredible series of photographs were shot ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

We Are Told Nothing Escapes A Black Hole — But This Lucky Star Did

The supermassive black hole in a nearby galaxy had a chance for a big meal but instead was left hungry.A star passed by the black hole close enough that some of its mass fell into the black hole's gravitational grip, but far enough that the star managed ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lucky star escapes black hole with minor damage

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 23-Oct-2014COLUMBUS, Ohio: Astronomers have gotten the closest look yet at what happens when a black hole takes a bite out of a star—and the star lives to tell the tale.We may think of black holes as swallowing entire stars—or any ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 23 2014]
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 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 Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New VLT Observations Clear Up Dusty Mystery

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterThe dwarf galaxy UGC 5189A, site of the supernova SN 2010jl. Image Credit: ESOThe Universe is overflowing with cosmic dust. Planets form in swirling clouds of dust around a young ... [Published Universe Today - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Iron 'Fingerprints' Point Astronomers to Supernova Suspects

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 ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 03 2014]
Entities: Iron, Supernovae, Suzaku
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]

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"The issue is that the chances of a black hole partly shredding a star may not be all that different from the chances of it completely shredding a star. We just don't know" Kochanek said in a release
"Either we got very lucky... or we are doing something right, which is surveying the whole sky looking for very rare events"
"There's only one local neighborhood," Stanek said. "It's like getting the local newspaper. You want to know what your neighbors did." Ohio State coauthors on the paper hailed from the Department of PhysicsPhysics DepartmentDepartment of Astronomy, and the Center for Cosmology and A...
"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."

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Possible Bright Supernova Lights Up Spiral Gala... [Published Universe Today - 20 hours ago]
Supernovae in the GARDEN: Photographer captures... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 27 2014]
We Are Told Nothing Escapes A Black Hole — But ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 24 2014]
Whoa: A Black Hole Took a Bite Out of a Star [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
Lucky star escapes black hole with minor damage [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 23 2014]
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 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]
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: ...
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