New 3D simulations that capture the last minutes of a massive star’s life reveal that its violently turbulent interior can affect how it dies.
A star on its way out of the Milky Way has set a new speed record. What’s the rush? Read on to find out…
SN1997bs has been labelled an impostor for years, but could it be the real deal?
There are arguably a lot of things defy categorization, but it’s not everyday that we find something that suggests we do away with our categories altogether. The authors of today’s paper believe that the recently-discovered Type II supernova ASASSN-13co — read that as “assassin”, please — might just be one of the latter.
How do the most massive stars explode? A new model of massive stars predicts new observational evidence.