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IAUS 331: Supernova 1987A thirty years later

Nature Astronomy volume 1, Article number: 0100 (2017) | Download Citation

First the neutrinos arrived, then the burst of light: messengers of a cataclysmic event in the galaxy next door. Alak Ray recounts IAUS 331, a conference that celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of the supernova of a lifetime, SN1987A, and explored the critical role of asymmetry in the explosions, surroundings and initial conditions.

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