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2010-05-22 07:45:08

The finding sheds light on some universal mysteries, including the possibility that exploding stars created some of the matter that makes up our bodies.

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2009-12-02 14:36:14

An extraordinarily bright, extraordinarily long-lasting supernova named SN 2007bi, snagged in a search by a robotic telescope, turns out to be the first example of the kind of stars that first populated the Universe.

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2009-03-23 07:35:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has identified a star that was one million times brighter than the sun before it exploded as a supernova in 2005.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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