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Posts tagged exploding stars

August 21, 2014

 

Elements of a galaxy from NASA photos

Colliding Galaxies

After growing increasingly distant, two galactic siblings—the Milky Way and Andromeda—will reunite (billions of years from now).

February 24, 2012

 

supernova in spiral

Get Ready For A New Type Of Supernova!

Supernovas explode with a bright burst of radiation, giving off as much energy in a few days as our sun will give off in its entire lifetime.

September 27, 2003

 

Colliding Galaxies

Scientists explain the inevitable collision by speculating that the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are a bound pair, meaning that they are in orbit around each other.

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