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Astronomers Detect Brightest Supernova on Record

by Ryan Whitwam

There’s a lot of universe to explore out there, so we’re constantly finding the next “oldest” or “biggest” object or phenomenon. Today, a team of researchers from the University of Birmingham say they’ve identified the brightest supernova explosion on record, and it may be a previously unseen type of stellar explosion that could confirm some long-held ideas about…

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