Watch a Star Explode!

From Outstanding Time-Lapse of a Stellar Explosion From Hubble photo credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) In January 2002, astronomers discovered a massive explosion coming from V838 Monocerotis. They initially thought they were witnessing a supernova, but after the initial flash of light began to dim (as expected), it began to brighten […]