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Future Supernova

5 Jun 2018, 05:00 UTC
Future Supernova
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A star system in the constellation Ophiuchus, which is in the east on June evenings, can’t keep quiet. It pops off every decade or two. In just a day, it grows tens of thousands of times brighter. But those outbursts may be only the prelude to a bigger one: The star may blast itself to bits as a supernova.

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