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By Fraser Cain on April 10, 2019 in
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You know what’s scarier than a supernova? A supernova that fails, imploding into a black hole, vanishing from the Universe.

By Astronomy Cast on February 25, 2019 in
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Astronomers have found that sometimes the Universe changes. Things move, things explode, things get brighter or dimmer. In fact, knowing this has helped astronomers discover some very important aspects of the Universe. Today we begin a two part series on Transients and their role in astronomy.

By Richard B. Drumm on October 27, 2018 in
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When a red supergiant goes supernova, something special may happen: a brief but brilliant flash of light might be seen before the full explosion! more at #365DaysOfAstro @unawe #spacescoop

By Astronomy Cast on May 14, 2018 in
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Time for another update, this time we’re going to look at what’s new with supernovae. And once again, we’ve got good news, lots of new stuff to report.

By WSH team on May 4, 2018 in
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Dr. David Weintraub discuss about history of our fascination with the Red Planet, as well as describes the the various moral issues that surround our desire to go there.

By AwesomeAstro Pod on March 14, 2018 in
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Can gravitational waves eventually be used by astronomers to probe the interior of a black hole?

By Richard B. Drumm on December 29, 2017 in
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Just like all good stories, the life of a star has a beginning, a middle and an end. But not with this star!

By Paul M. Sutter on August 15, 2017 in
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What’s the balancing act happening inside stars? Why is iron the fusion limit? How long does it take for a star to blow?