sexta-feira, 23 de maio de 2014

Astronomers Capture A Rare Wolf-Rayet Star Just Hours After It Dramatically Explodes

 


For the first time ever, scientists have gathered direct evidence that demonstrates a massive object with the characteristics of a Wolf-Rayet star met its demise in a ferocious Type IIb supernova explosion. Furthermore, they were able to capture the event a mere 6 hours after the explosion was initiated. The observations have been published in NatureRead more.
For the first time ever, scientists have gathered direct evidence that demonstrates a massive object with the characteristics of a Wolf-Rayet star met its demise in a ferocious Type IIb supernova explosion. Furthermore, they were able to capture the event a mere 6 hours after the explosion was initiated. The observations have been published in Nature.
Read more at http://www.iflscience.com/space/astronomers-capture-rare-wolf-rayet-star-just-hours-after-it-dramatically-explodes#T7BVtko4JpEhv7Fg.99

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