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Scientists Discover Most Recent Super-Nova

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Via’s liveblog by Alexis Madrigal:

Most Recent Super-Nova

And an excerpt:

Scientists using a combination of radio and X-rays have found the most recent supernova remnant observed in our galaxy, located about 26,000 light-years from here. It’s the youngest, most energetic supernova we know and could shed light on just exactly how the stardust we’re made of — heavier elements and all — gets created.



Written by walonline

May 15, 2008 at 12:37 am

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