When Brobdingnagian Stars Explode

Great Carina Nebula (ESO)

“What happens when a really gargantuan star — one hundreds of times bigger than our sun — blows up? Although a theory developed years ago describes what the explosion of such an enormous star should look like, no one had actually observed one — until now.”

See What Happens When an Enormous Star Blows Up? in Science Daily.

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