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Scientists Catch Supernova Exploding

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posted on May, 21 2008 @ 03:05 PM
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Scientists Catch Supernova Exploding


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Excited astronomers said on Wednesday they had for the first time caught a supernova on camera just as it was exploding, and they may now learn how to spot others.

By luck, they spotted a burst of X-rays while looking at another part of a distant galaxy, and managed to turn a variety of telescopes in the right direction just in time.
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posted on May, 21 2008 @ 03:05 PM
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With a watchful eye on the Universe, Astronomers at Princeton University have been fighting the good fight for many years. This extraordinary find could help scientists begin to unravel what happens as a star goes supernova and the aftermath of such an event.
This could have some excellent implications on the future of how telescopes are built and the way we look at our universe!

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