Supernova Explodes Again And Again

March 6, 2015 8:07 AM

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According to a new supernova report by Dr. Patrick Kelly of the University of California, Berkeley published yesterday in the journal Science, a team of astronomers monitoring the Hubble Telescope witnessed a supernova destroy, rebuild and destroy itself four times.

The explosion, which occurred more than nine billion years ago on the far side of the universe, was actually out of the Hubble’s range of visibility. However, light rays coming from the star were magnified and bent by the force of a closer cluster of galaxies’ gravity. This caused numerous images of...

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