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Rare magnetar found near supernova remnant Dec 12, 12:00 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a new transient magnetar near supernova remnant SNR Kesteven 79.
Tycho's supernova remnant lights up to Mach 1,000 shock wave Nov 26, 12:30 pm
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered that a reverse shock wave racing inward at Mach 1,000 (1,000 times the speed of sound) is heating the remnant of Tycho's supernova and causing it to emit X-ray light.
Super-telescope LOFAR finds two new pulsars Nov 20, 10:31 am
Washington, Nov. 20 (ANI): The radio telescope LOFAR has found two new pulsars - fast-spinning neutron stars, which are remnants of massive supernova explosions.
Washington, Nov. 16 (ANI): Scientists have combined data from Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, and ground-based facilities to build a 3D model of the 300-year old Cassiopeia A supernova that blew a massive star apart, and sent the debris flying at a velocity of millions of miles per hour.
Hubble clicks pics of star explosion in NGC 6984 Nov 9, 9:34 am
Washington, Nov. 9 (ANI): Hubble has been able to capture a star explosion, forming supernova SN 2013ek, in spiral galaxy NGC 6984.
Washington, Nov. 1 (ANI): Astronomers have deduced that sometime during the next 50 years, a supernova occurring in Milky Way galaxy is going to be visible from Earth.
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A team of researchers have used a novel astronomical survey software system-the intermediate Palomar Transient Factory (iPTF) -- to link a new stripped-envelope supernova, named iPTF13bvn, to the star from which it exploded.
Supernova shockwave velocity measured accurately Aug 14, 10:47 am
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Researchers have succeeded in precisely measuring the expansion velocity of a shockwave of the supernova remnant W44.
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Low temperatures detected in the remnant of a supernova detected in 1987 may explain the mystery of why space is so abundant with dust grains and molecules.
Spiral galaxies like Milky Way much bigger than earlier thought Jun 28, 10:01 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that spiral galaxies like our own Milky Way appear to be much larger and more massive than previously believed.
Remnants of 2008 supernova unveiled Jun 27, 4:31 pm
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A team of scientists discovered the remains of a supernova that is the most recent, in Earth's time frame, known to have occurred in the Milky Way in 2008.
Luminous light echo from supernova discovered Jun 5, 3:00 pm
London, June 5 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered light echoing off material surrounding a recent supernova explosion, SN 2009ig.
NASA's Hubble maps ejected supernova material in 3D Jun 5, 9:58 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A flash of light from a stellar outburst observed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided a rare look at the 3-D structure of material ejected by an erupting nova.
Lethal gamma-ray may soon hit earth May 29, 10:29 am
Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): A lethal gamma-ray burst from a star about 8000 light years away could hit earth and possibly wipe out a quarter of our atmospheric ozone, astronomers have revealed.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers of the Cluster of Excellence Origin and Structure of the Universe at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), found a radioactive iron isotope in fossil remnants of iron-loving bacteria, which they trace back to a supernova in our cosmic neighborhood.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new research has suggested that two surprising grains of sand found in a pair of meteorites that landed on Earth could have been formed in a single supernova that occurred billions of years ago.
Grains of sand from supernova found in meteorites Apr 20, 12:59 pm
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientists have been studying stars by looking at specks of dust carried to Earth in meteorites.
Suzaku 'post-mortem' gives insight into Kepler's supernova Apr 9, 11:02 am
Washington, April 9 (ANI): An analysis of X-ray observations from the Japan-led Suzaku satellite has concluded that an exploding star observed in 1604 by the German astronomer Johannes Kepler held a greater fraction of heavy elements than the sun.
Yellow supergiant star's supernova explosion detected Apr 7, 10:17 am
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Two groups of astronomers independently detected a yellow supergiant (YSG) star at a location closely matching that of the supernova SN 2011dh in the M51 galaxy through images obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) before the explosion.
Hubble finds most distant supernova yet Apr 5, 9:42 am
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Using data gathered by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers at The Johns Hopkins University has found the farthest supernova so far of the type used to measure cosmic distances.
Highest resolution images of Supernova 1987A reveal its secrets Apr 3, 10:04 am
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Astronomers have succeeded in observing the death throes of a giant star in unprecedented detail.
New kind of 'mini' supernova where white dwarf survives discovered Mar 27, 10:53 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Supernovae were always thought to occur in two main "flavors" - a core-collapse supernova that is the explosion of a star about 10 to 100 times as massive as our Sun and a Type Ia supernova, which is the complete disruption of a tiny white dwarf.
NASA's Chandra reveals origin of Kepler's supernova Mar 19, 2:00 pm
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory point to the origin of a famous supernova, discovered in 1604 by Johannes Kepler.
Washington, Mar 16(ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has uncovered the previously unknown remains of a shattered star while performing an extensive X-ray survey of our galaxy's central regions.
Rare `young-looking` supernova found in old galaxy Mar 8, 9:52 am
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Using the Pan-STARRS telescope on Haleakala, astronomers have found a young-looking supernova on the outskirts of a bright elliptical galaxy.
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