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supernovae

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Here's the Milky Way supernova you've never heard of

Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.

By August 30, 2013

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New clues emerge on origin of Kepler's famous supernova

After more than four centuries, latest data reveals that original supernova blast was more powerful than thought and took place farther away in space.

By March 18, 2013

Gallery

Kepler's famous supernova revealed (pictures)

After more than four centuries, new clues emerge pointing to the origins of Kepler's 1604 supernova.

8 Images By March 18, 2013

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Rare supernova remnant may contain our youngest black hole

NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope has captured a picture of a distorted supernova remnant that may contain the most recently formed black hole in the Milky Way.

By February 13, 2013

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Quasars and supernovae and huge mirrors, oh my

Northeast of San Diego, storied Palomar Observatory still beckons scientists with its 200-inch telescope. CNET Road Trip 2012 took a look.

By July 17, 2012

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NASA's Kepler may have spied its last Earth-like planet

The space agency is giving up on restoring its planet-hunting spacecraft to full operational capability, but that doesn't mean the mission is over just yet.

By August 15, 2013

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With Blue Waters, supercomputing goes national

In March, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications unveiled Blue Waters. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out our new national supercomputer.

By July 4, 2013

Video

Pandigital Supernova

The Pandigital SuperNova has an appealling price, but doesn't offer enough to be ultimately worth the money.

By November 4, 2011

Article

Fermi's cosmic spirograph

A new video released by the NASA-Goddard space centre shows the gamma rays collected by the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope on its orbital journey around Earth.

By March 4, 2013

Review

Pandigital SuperNova

Though priced to compete, the Pandigital SuperNova lacks the performance and features to seal the deal.

November 4, 2011

2.5 stars Editors' rating November 4, 2011

MSRP: $199.95