TED-Ed: How to detect a Supernova by Samantha Kuula

June 06, 2015 — Uncategorized

Just now, somewhere in the universe, a star exploded. In fact, a supernova occurs every second or so in the observable universe. Yet, we’ve never actually been able to watch a supernova in its first violent moments. Is early detection possible? Samantha Kuula details the science behind an early supernova warning system.

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