All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘supernovas’

Argon Hydride Detected in Crab Nebula

Researchers this week revealed that a rare molecule has been spotted in the Crab Nebula. The molecule, Argon Hydride, was found in data collected by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Herschel Space Observatory, which ran out of coolant and ended its mission this past summer.. The finding has been published in the journal Science. Though argon on its own is …

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NASA To Start Blowing Up Stars, Creating Supernovas

Hah, made ya look! While we probably won’t be including “star blowing up” on our list of things to do on Spring Break, NASA did announce that, thanks to new studies using X-ray and ultraviolet observations from the agency’s Swift satellite, its scientists have learned exactly what it takes to cause a star to blow up. “For all their importance, …

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