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Astronomers Witness Birth of New Star from Stellar Explosion

13 Sep 2018, 19:41 UTC
Astronomers Witness Birth of New Star from Stellar Explosion NASA/STScI

The explosions of stars, known as supernovae, can be so bright they outshine their host galaxies. They take months or years to fade away, and sometimes, the gaseous remains of the explosion slam into hydrogen-rich gas and temporarily get bright again – but could they remain luminous without any outside interference?

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