Supernovae

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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 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 - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 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 - 11 hours ago]
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 Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Our Solar System Is Surrounded by Supernovae Debris

Background 0.25 keV X-ray radiation coming from all directions alerted astronomers to the possibility of a “Local Bubble” of hot gas in the late 1960s. Combined with evidence of local depletion of cool gasses, the idea was born that the hot gas was thrown ... [Published Care2 - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Type 1a Supernovae

When I joined Phenomena , Carl Zimmer asked: What obsesses you? One of my obsessions, I answered, is type 1a supernovae. Here we go.How can an astronomical object of such crucial cosmological importance remain so fundamentally mysterious?When a runaway ... [Published National Geographic - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

ScienceCasts: Evidence For Supernovas Near Earth

Topics: Environment, Technology Internet, Supernovae, Astronomy, Astrophysics, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Sun, Supernova, Stellar evolution, Plasma physics, Space, Space plasmas, light sources ... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Spectacular supernova's mysteries revealed

(Nanowerk News) New research by a team of UK and European-based astronomers is helping to solve the mystery of what caused a spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier this year. The supernova, a giant explosion of a star ... [Published Nanowerk - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Aerospace talk set for PVAA meeting in Claremont

Jim Gallivan will be the speaker at Friday’s meeting of the Pomona Valley Amateur Astronomers.The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. in Shanahan Center B460 at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.Gallivan will speak on “The Unification of Astronomy, Astrology, ... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Aug 10 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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"The last chapter has not been written in understanding them, [including] their variations from each other" Berman says
"This is a significant discovery," said Galeazzi. "[It] affects our understanding of the area of the galaxy close to the sun, and can, therefore, be used as a foundation for future models of the galaxy structure."
The scientists' findings "Constraints on the progenitor system and the environs of SN 2014J from deep radio observations" By M A Perez-Torres, P Lundqvist, R J Beswick, C I Bjornsson, T W B Muxlow, Z Paragi, S Ryder, A Alberdi, C Fransson, J M Marcaide, I Marti-Vidal, E...
"We present observations, going just about as faint as you can go, to show there is in fact nothing at the location of these transients – so the question becomes, how did they get there?" he ponders...

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Students to Join the Search as $9 Million Grant... [Published Pomona College Web - 9 hours ago]
Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosio... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 11 hours ago]
Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosio... [Published Business Insider - 11 hours ago]
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]
Hubble Reveals Rare Supernova's Companion Star [Published Red Orbit - Sep 10 2014]
Our Solar System Is Surrounded by Supernovae De... [Published Care2 - Sep 03 2014]
Spectacular supernova’s mysteries revealed [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
Upcoming events, September 2014 [Published Aerotech News and Review - Aug 29 2014]
Type 1a Supernovae [Published National Geographic - Aug 28 2014]
ScienceCasts: Evidence For Supernovas Near Earth [Published Red Orbit - Aug 26 2014]
Spectacular supernova's mysteries revealed [Published Nanowerk - Aug 22 2014]
Weeks Best Space Pictures [Published National Geographic - Aug 15 2014]
Runaway couples create lonely supernovae [Published Physicsworld.com - Aug 11 2014]
Aerospace talk set for PVAA meeting in Claremont [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Aug 10 2014]
Is Sunday's Supermoon Full Moon Really That Super? [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 09 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]
Standard-Candle Supernovae are Still Standard, ... [Published Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Mar 03 2014]
Stars Boil Before They Blow Up, Says NuSTAR [Published Universe Today - Feb 19 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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