Researchers Create 3D Model Of An Exploded Star To Unveil Its Secrets

February 2, 2015 3:45 PM

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New studies have revealed that the Supernova Cassiopeia A (CAS A) has signs of bubbles which might have been created by radioactive metal.

Cas A violently exploded 340 years ago, blowing the inner layers of the star outward into a shockwave-like formation. The extremely hot and radioactive material that streamed outward from the star’s core mixed and churned outer debris, creating a supernova remnant. But, examining the complex physics...

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