Science and Technology Facilities Council

Shedding new light on supernova mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists have a new theory on the mysterious mechanism that causes the explosion of massive, or core, stars. These ‘Type II supernovae’, the term given to exploding core stars, ...

Nov 08, 2011
3.5 / 5 (4) 4 | with audio podcast

'Deflector Shields' protect the Lunar Surface

(Phys.org) -- Scientists from RAL Space at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have solved a lunar mystery and their results might lead the way to determining if the same mechanism could be artificially manipulated ...

Jul 19, 2012
4.9 / 5 (19) 16 | with audio podcast