Astronomers Find Potential 'Zombie Star' SN 2012Z

August 7, 2014 9:44 AM

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Astronomers have found a star system that could have left behind a "zombie star."

The latest study shows that massive stellar explosions don't always destroy stars, but sometimes leave behind weird remnants that scientists have dubbed as zombie stars. The researchers used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to find the star system.

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