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Astronomers discover new information about exploding stars

supernovaAstronomers are learning more about what happens at the center of an exploding star.

NASA’s NuSTAR is an X-ray telescope and it is the first to map radioactive material in a supernova, which is highlighted by a blue color.

Astronomers found that an unstable, radioactive, isotope develops in the heart of the exploding star and its energy blows off the star’s outer layers.

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2 Comments to “Astronomers discover new information about exploding stars”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    February 20, 2014 at 8:35 AM

    This happens within school shooters, too.

    dennis said:
    February 20, 2014 at 4:28 PM

    So what.

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