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Indigenous Australians would have seen this star explode 9,000 years ago

1 Dec 2019, 20:04 UTC
Indigenous Australians would have seen this star explode 9,000 years ago NASA/Swift/Skyworks Digital/Dana Berry

A supernova is a very rapid explosion from a star that's ended its life, said astrophysicist Natasha Hurley-Walker of Curtin University's node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, who led the team that discovered this remnant and 26 others.

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