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Imaging an expanding supernova shell

Supernovae, the explosive deaths of massive stars, are among the most momentous events in the cosmos because they disburse into space all of the chemical elements that were produced inside their progenitor stars, including ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Astronomy
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Economic LED recycling

Light emitting diodes are used in a great number of products like televisions and lamps or luminaires. Moreover they are penetrating the automotive lighting market to an ever greater degree. Nevertheless, there are no suitable ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Materials Science
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X-ray emission from massive stars

Massive young stars are known to emit strong X-rays. Unlike the X-ray emission from lower mass stars, however, which arises in stellar photospheres, the X-rays from massive stars are thought to result from powerful shocks. ...

dateOct 26, 2015 in Astronomy
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