Ancient SUPERNOVA EXPLOSION contains enough dust for 7,000 EARTHS, say boffins

March 21, 2015 5:49 PM

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Ancient SUPERNOVA EXPLOSION contains enough dust for 7,000 EARTHS, say boffins

Scientists have revealed a new finding that they say shows that supernovae can produce enough dusty material to make thousands of Earths.

An international team of boffins analysed the data from SOFIA – a NASA and German Aerospace Center's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy project – which had taken images of a dust cloud.

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