Published On: Fri, Apr 22nd, 2022
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‘Micronova’ star explosion spotted for 1st time

SPACE-EXPLORATION/MICRONOVA

Astronomers have detected a previously unknown type of stellar explosion called a micronova involving thermonuclear blasts at the polar regions of a type of burned-out star called a white dwarf after it has siphoned material from a companion star.

CBC | World News




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