Astronomers examine the death of a star

November 11, 2014 11:22 AM

11 0

Astronomers have used radio telescopes in Australia and Chile to see inside the remains of a supernova, in what researchers describe as a forensic investigation into the death of a star.

The supernova was first observed in the southern hemisphere in 1987, when a large star exploded at the edge of a nearby galaxy called the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Also watch: Epcot's Spaceship Earth attraction will briefly become the Death Star

Read more

To category page

Loading...