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  • Sloshing Star goes Supernova
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    Sloshing Star goes Supernova

    By Oliver Thewalt Comments (1)
    NuSTAR is showing that exploding stars slosh around before blasting apart.This 3-D computer simulation demonstrates how the supernova explosion might look. Related release:
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      Questions in Physics

      How did Stephen Hawking conclude in the 1960s that there might be a reversal of "time" within the so called BigBang? Can you explain the Chandrasekhar limit of a Star? What "force(s)" might prevent a Star from collapsing due to its own gravity? Is there any link to the crystal lattice of...