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SOFIA finds dust survives obliteration of Supernova 1987A

11 Feb 2019, 13:42 UTC
SOFIA finds dust survives obliteration of Supernova 1987A NASA/SOFIA/Symbolic Pictures/ The Casadonte Group

Researchers using NASA’s SOFIA airborne telescope have found that cosmic dust, a building block of planets, forms in the wake of a supernova blast wave.

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