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IAUS 331: Supernova 1987A thirty years later

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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Figure 1: A multi-wavelength view of SN1987A from recent observations.


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Ray, A. IAUS 331: Supernova 1987A thirty years later. Nat Astron 1, 0100 (2017).

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