Tag:   supernova

Understanding Quark Matter
        
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  22 December, 2015
        


We are looking into the very deep of the stars resulting from supernova explosions. Through our work, we have found a new way of understanding the interaction between quarks – the atoms’ smallest building blocks. Atoms are the building blocks of matter. They consist of a nucleus with electrons moving around. The nucleus is built… Read More »

The traces of a two million year old supernova
        
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  9 December, 2015
        


Data from satellites searching for high-energy cosmic particles from space show several puzzling phenomena. This leads us to believe that the Earth is still being affected by a supernova explosion happening two million years ago. Our Milky Way might be a dangerous place to live because of supernova explosions which happen somewhere in the Galaxy… Read More »