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Surprise discovery provides new insights into stellar deaths

14 Jun 2018, 18:49 UTC
Surprise discovery provides new insights into stellar deaths

Astronomers, working on a project to detect supernovas, made a surprise discovery when they found that one supernova explosion was actually a star being pulled apart by a supermassive black hole. ASTRON's Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope was involved in the observations.

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