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Impacts of Dust Grains Accelerated by Supernovae on the Moon

17 Jul 2020, 16:00 UTC
Impacts of Dust Grains Accelerated by Supernovae on the Moon
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Amir Siraj and Abraham Loeb 2020 ApJL 895 L42
Supernova dust grains can form detectable tracks with widths of ~0.01–0.07 μm and depths of ~0.1–0.7 mm in lunar rocks, potentially revealing timings, directions, and luminosities of nearby supernovae.

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