The universe we see today is the product of explosive events. They have even shaped our very existence.
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…on the outer edge of a spiral galaxy, home to a hundred billion stars… …a star died. This was no ordinary star. It was a monster of a star, at least 20 times more massive than our Sun.
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Twenty-three years ago, on 23 February 1987 at 12:35 a.m. MST, detectors in the US, Japan and Russia observed a burst of 24 neutrinos. They came from a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy to the…
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