Supernova Reveals Dark Energy Breakthrough

Supernova Reveals Dark Energy Breakthrough

Supernova is a rare phenomenon according to astronomers, but the explosion of a star has the ability to reveal breakthrough information with regard to dark energy. On January 21, a group of astronomy students at the University of London discovered a star explosion in Messier 82, a galaxy in the proximity of Milky Way. During a […]

Supernova Remnant to Reveal Mysteries of Circinus X-1 X-Ray Binary System

Supernova Remnant to Reveal Mysteries of Circinus X-1 X-Ray Binary System

An international team of astronomers has recently discovered a glowing supernova remnant, consisting of the remains of a star that exploded just 2,500 years ago. However, in digging a little deeper, the team stumbled across an astrophysical first for the Milky Way. The Makeup of Circinus X-1 The observations were conducted by an international team […]

Supernova Has 100 Percent Chance of Occurring in Milky Way Within 50 Years

Supernova Has 100 Percent Chance of Occurring in Milky Way Within 50 Years

According to astronomers from Ohio State University, within the next 50 years the chances are practically 100 percent that the Milky Way will be lit up by a spectacular supernova that will be visible from Earth using infrared radiation-detecting telescopes. Who needs Nostradamus, when gravitational wave detectors and neutrino detectors are around to let us know when […]