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The star that would not die

Nature volume 551, pages 173174 (09 November 2017) | Download Citation

An event that initially resembled an ordinary supernova explosion continued to erupt brightly for more than 600 days. Standard theoretical models cannot explain the event's properties. See Letter p.210

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  1. Stan Woosley is in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA.

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