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Weird Supernovae Spin Faster Than Blender Blades

31 Dec 2013, 01:06 UTC
Weird Supernovae Spin Faster Than Blender Blades
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Two recently found supernovae are much farther away and brighter than almost any star explosion ever seen, perhaps because they wound up as rapidly spinning magnetars. Clara Moskowitz reports.

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