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The star that would not die

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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Figure 1: A pulsational pair-instability supernova.

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Woosley, S. The star that would not die. Nature 551, 173–174 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/551173a

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