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Tunguska Mystery Solved

Tunguska Mystery Solved

Researchers from Cornell University have confirmed that the mysterious Tunguska explosion was caused by a comet. In 1908, this explosion levelled 830 square miles of the Siberian forest. Now the new findings have been validated, strangely enough by the exhaust ...

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Premature Supernovae

Premature Supernovae

Researchers at the Yunnan Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have come to a conclusion as to why some Type Ia supernovae explode earlier than expected. Observations have shown that about half of all Type Ia supernovae occur less ...

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Huge Supernova Baffles Scientists

Huge Supernova Baffles Scientists

Scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and San Diego State University have observed an explosion of a star 50 times larger than the sun. In what they call a “first observation of its kind” the scientists were ...

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Red Novae – New Type of Supernovas

Red Novae – New Type of Supernovas

Astronomers have discovered a new class of stellar explosions that are larger than a regular nova but not quite as large as a supernova. The researchers speculate the event is the result from the merger of two ordinary stars 49 ...

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