Astronomers Just Found 72 Stellar Explosions, but Don’t Know What’s Causing Them

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today A supernova is one of the most impressive natural phenomena in the Universe. Unfortunately, such events are often … Continue reading Astronomers Just Found 72 Stellar Explosions, but Don’t Know What’s Causing Them

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Researchers model superluminous supernova in 2-D for the first time

Astrophysicist Ken Chen ran 2D simulations with Berkeley Lab’s CASTRO code on NERSC’s Edison supercomputer to better understand the physical conditions that create superluminious supernova. Credit: Ken Chen, National Astronomical … Continue reading Researchers model superluminous supernova in 2-D for the first time