by kyadavalli | Jan 31, 2023 | Daily Paper Summaries
What if you take the biggest, most massive stars, and watch them explode? Do they look any different from a normal supernova? Let’s find out with today’s supernova iPTF14hls!
by Astrobites | Oct 30, 2022 | Guides
Transients are some of the most variable and most explosive objects in our universe. We’ve got a great overview about all different types of transients in this guide!
by Sahil Hegde | Jun 27, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
How long does it take for a star’s core to collapse in a supernova explosion? Today’s authors use observations to place new constraints on the explosion timescale!
by Sarah Bodansky | May 26, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
How do you make a supernova without hydrogen and helium lines? The answer may surprise you! (It’s probably binary stars)
by Lindsay DeMarchi | Apr 22, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
The authors of today’s paper seek to uncover what is occulted in the final moments of a massive star’s death. To this end, they outline the feasibility of measuring the background flux of “relic neutrinos” and connect them to their origins.
by Abby Lee | Apr 16, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
Type Ia supernovae’s dimmer cousin, type II supernovae, take a shot at measuring the Hubble constant.