Astronomers point to Supernova Explosion as Birthplace of vast amounts of Cosmic Dust

March 20, 2015 3:14 PM

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Nobody ever had concrete evidence on it before, but finally the very first direct observations of cosmic dust that resulted from supernovae have just been recently made by astronomers using a sophisticated infrared telescope.

Cosmic dust or space dust used to be considered as a nuisance to astronomers since they get in the way of the view. However, with recent developments in technology, the astronomers found out that these space dusts are the building-blocks of heavenly bodies such as stars and planets.

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