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Old 02-22-2018, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default Amateur astronomer has captured the birth of a Supernova

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An amateur astronomer has captured the birth of a supernova while trying out his new camera. Scientists believe this could be the first time anyone has photographed the initial flashing of a supernova—a phase which can last just minutes.

Researchers think the serendipitous snaps offer unique insights into the evolution of supernova, which are usually only pictured after this brief “shock breakout” phase. A new analysis of the surge of light is published in Nature this week.
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http://www.newsweek.com/supernova-bi...r-815041?amp=1

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Old 02-22-2018, 07:50 PM   #2
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Really a great lucky achievement. Luck is the source of many great discoveries.
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Congratulations to Victor Buso!
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Old 02-23-2018, 03:56 AM   #4
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 Really a great lucky achievement. Luck is the source of many great discoveries.
Wonder if this will rank up there with Penicillin?
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