Champagne moment as supernova captured in detail for the first time

Researchers record the earliest moments of a supernova as a shockwave blasts its way through a star

The earliest moments of a supernova – the cataclysmic explosion of a massive star – have been observed in unprecedented detail, in a development researchers say could help us better understand what happens to stars when they die.

, Champagne moment as supernova captured in detail for the first time, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Using data collected from Nasa’s Kepler space telescope in 2017, astrophysicists recorded the initial light burst from a supernova as a shockwave blasted its way through a star.

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