Supernova Is Bright, Weird and Informative

Supernova Is Bright, Weird and Informative

A newly discovered supernova that was only found six weeks ago is bright, weird and oddly informative about the way stellar explosions actually happen. Named SN 2014J, students and their professor in the United Kingdom came across the glowing spectacle on January 21, only about a week after it became visible enough that it could […]

Astronomers Say Extremely Bright Supernova Acting Strangely

Astronomers Say Extremely Bright Supernova Acting Strangely

An extremely bright supernova which was found only about six weeks ago in a neighboring galaxy has caused new questions to pop up about the scorching stars that astronomers use as their chief means in calculating the universe because it has reportedly been acting very strangely. The supernova was named SN 2014J and it was […]