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How fast can stellar death throes go?

Nature Astronomyvolume 2pages284285 (2018) | Download Citation

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Using evolving observing strategies and technologies we are catching supernovae closer and closer to the ‘b’ of the ‘bang’, thus unveiling new types of explosion mechanism that have not been studied in depth before.

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