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A European-led team of astronomers are providing hints that a recent supernova may not be as normal as initially thought.
Thanks to a fortunate observation with NASA's Swift satellite, astronomers, for the first time, have caught a normal supernova at the moment of its birth--the first instant when an exploding star begins spewing its energy into space, transforming into a supernova that during its brief lifetime will shine brighter than billions of stars combined.
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- In medicine, cauterization.