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Hubble telescope breaks record for farthest supernova

(Phys.org) —The supernova, designated SN UDS10Wil, belongs to a special class of exploding stars known as Type Ia supernovae. These bright beacons are prized by astronomers because they can be used as a yardstick for measuring ...

dateApr 04, 2013 in Astronomy
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Astronomers discover new kind of supernova

(Phys.org) —Supernovae were always thought to occur in two main varieties. But a team of astronomers including Carnegie's Wendy Freedman, Mark Phillips and Eric Persson is reporting the discovery of a new type of supernova ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Astronomy
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Can a new camera unravel the nature of dark energy?

Scientists have great expectations for the newly operational Dark Energy Camera, which may significantly advance our understanding of the mysterious force expanding the Universe at an ever accelerating rate. Find out more ...

dateOct 12, 2012 in Astronomy
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