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Astronomy ‘Bomb Squad’ Looks at 3D Picture of Cas A Supernova Remnant

30 Jan 2015, 14:20 UTC
Astronomy ‘Bomb Squad’ Looks at 3D Picture of Cas A Supernova Remnant
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Cassiopeia A is the expanding remainder of a massive star that exploded 340 years ago in he constellation of Cassiopeia (hence we call it Cas A for short). As the star erupted, hot radioactive material was shot out in all directions, churning up the surrounding outer debris, before the star finally tore itself apart. Simulations of […]

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