Animation: The Early Flash of an Exploding Star, Caught by Kepler

Publicado em 21 de mar de 2016 The brilliant flash of an exploding star’s shockwave—what astronomers call the “shock breakout” — is illustrated in this cartoon animation. The animation begins with a view of a red supergiant star that is 500 times bigger and 20,000 brighter than our sun. When the star’s internal furnace can … Continuar a ler
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