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Supernova and Life: Scientists Uncover a Surprising Link

Long time shifts in climate may be driven by distant cosmic events

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Goobar (Stockholm University), and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Shared under CC BY 2.0.

Supernova, by long ago seeding the cosmos with heavy elements, played a crucial role in the origin of life. But have they also been meddling in the evolution of that life ever since? At first glance the idea seems faintly ridiculous: supernova, though big…




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