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Powerful 1901 Star Explosion Recreated Using 3D
2013-01-24 14:09:14

A European team of astronomers has constructed a three dimensional map of the remnant of a nova, or what was left of the star after its explosion in 1901.

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2008-07-18 09:05:00

XMM-Newton has discovered an exploding star in the Milky Way. Usually that would be important in itself, but this time there is a special twist. Calculations show that the explosion must have been clearly visible to the unaided eye but was missed by the legions of star watchers around the planet.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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