exploding star

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exploding star

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(Astronomy) an irregular variable star, such as a nova, supernova, or flare star, in which rapid increases in luminosity occur, caused by some form of explosion
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A supernova is the name given to an exploding star that has reached the end of its life.
AN exploding star eight million years ago forced early humans to walk upright, scientists believe.
The Cow captured the attention of astronomers because it was unlike a standard exploding star, also known as a supernova.
This was followed by the appearance of an exploding star in the pre-dawn sky of 5 B.C.
With DES data in hand, Pursiainen and colleagues conclude that the emission from a typical FELT comes from a hot, expanding shell of material--possibly a dense cocoon around an exploding star. The shell may span anywhere between a few and 100 astronomical units (the average distance between Earth and the Sun), with a temperature between 10,000K and 30,000K.
The exploding star, named DES16C2nm, was detected by the Dark Energy Survey (DES), an international collaboration to map several hundred million galaxies in order to find out more about dark energy -- the mysterious force believed to be causing the accelerated expansion of the universe.
Scientists are anticipating one of the biggest astronomical events in mankind come 2022, as an exploding star is believed to engulf the night sky.
ASTRONOMERS have taken a breathtaking journey deep into the Crab Nebula, the famous remnant of an exploding star that dazzled Chinese astronomers in the 11th century.
In this case, the element is titanium-44, which has an unstable nucleus produced at the heart of the exploding star.
A supernova is an exploding star. This particular one is in the Pinwheel Galaxy in the constellation of the Great Bear and has been given the rather clunky name of PTF11kly.
By Marc Kaufman WASHINGTON--Astronomers have discovered the brightest and most powerful exploding star ever detected--one that is five times stronger than any measured before.
At Studio Miscetti, the installation Le Ceneri di Gramsci (Gramsci's Ashes), 2005, named after a 1954 poem by Pier Paolo Pasolini, consisted of an open-framed model of a nineteenth-century industrial building built over a wooden box whose top was a horizontal screen showing an image of an exploding star, looking something like a cosmic birth.