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2009-06-09 10:57:27

In a controversial new paper in the journal Nature, astronomers from Queen's University Belfast have proposed a new physical interpretation of a supernova discovered on 7th November 2008.A group of researchers, led by Dr. Stefano Valenti from Queen's University Belfast, found a weak explosion that is unusual in many ways, and several lines of evidence suggest it could be from a massive star.This goes against mainstream thinking in the astrophysics community which believes that this type of...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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