Comments for: New supernova could give clues into the universe’s expansion

Posted April 26, 2013, at 11:05 a.m.

Supernova are the result of the catastrophic explosion of a giant star. The energy emitted is beyond belief, outshining the output of 10 billion stars. There are several types of supernova but one, Type 1a, is of particular interest to astronomers in that they emit an essentially constant level of …

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