Astronomists Discover New Class of Supernovae

Posted on July 25th, 2012 · Posted in astrophysics, General

2011:  Supernovae are stellar explosions, driven by gravitational or thermonuclear energy, which occur when stars die. A BSF-supported collaboration between Dr. Avishay Gal­ Yam, Senior Scientist at the Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics in the Weizmann Institute of Science, and Prof. Shrinivas Kulkarni, Director..
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