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Researchers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova Blast

14 Jan 2021, 21:30 UTC
Researchers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova Blast NASA, ESA, and J. Banovetz and D. Milisavljevic (Purdue University)

Astronomers are winding back the clock on the expanding remains of a nearby, exploded star. By using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, they retraced the speedy shrapnel from the blast to calculate a more accurate estimate of the location and time of the stellar detonation.

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