Supernova ash has been discovered in fossils that were created by bacteria on Earth, a new study finds.
A team of researchers affiliated with the Warsaw University Observatory has captured for the first time the events that led to a classical nova exploding, the explosion itself and then what happened afterwards. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes how they happened to capture the star activity and why they believe it may help bolster the theory of star hibernation.
Is it possible for a supernova explosion hundreds of light-years away to cause mass extinctions on our planet?
And a supernova has exploded in a nearby galaxy in the constellation Leo.
The star SN 2013ej was a very powerful star, and only recently, scientists could give an accurate description on how powerful it really is.
The Kepler Telescope catches early signature of an exploding supernova