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Supernova

More than 40,000 citizen scientists teamed up to discover 5 never-seen supernovae
Apr 28, 2015

Sure, groups like NASA and major universities hold many of the tools needed to study the cosmos — but that doesn't mean a group of armchair astronomers can’t make a difference.

Scientists just created a tiny supernova in a lab right here on Earth
Jun 3, 2014

Scientists have created a legit, tiny supernova in lab conditions. It didn’t make the Earth explode, so that’s a good sign.

2012 update: Earth 'to be wiped out' by supernova explosion
Dec 14, 2012

Is it really time to kiss your butt goodbye? Scientists at Villanova U. think it's coming.