Saturday, June 16, 2012

Why Won't the Supernova Explode?

Source - NASA Science News for June 15, 2012

A question has been troubling astronomers: Why won't the supernova explode? While real stars blow up, computer models of massive dying stars do not result in much of a bang. NASA has launched a new observatory named "NuSTAR" to seek out the missing physics of stellar explosions.

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