Supernova Discovery Reveals Demise of Space's Biggest, Brightest Stars

May 21, 2014 8:47 PM

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Supernova Discovery Reveals Demise of Space's Biggest, Brightest Stars

Scientists recently discovered a supernova that provided them with the most direct evidence that space's biggest and brightest stars explode when they die.

These stars are Wolf-Rayet stars, which are more than 20 times as massive as the sun and at least five times as hot, Space.com reported. Only a few hundred are known to be in existence.

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