Rare swiss cheese supernova discovered

January 31, 2015 7:03 PM

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A new study has revealed Cassiopeia A (CasA) as a collection of several massive cavities, or bubbles; making the supernova resemble ‘Swiss cheese.’

In a recent report by the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA) made the discovery after conducting what astronomers and scientists call the astronomical equivalent to a CAT scan. The 3D map of CasA’s interior has left the team in high hopes about possibly finding evidence of how these m...

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