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January 17, 2015
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“Assassin” Targets Supernovae in Our Neighborhood of the Universe

Project’s success spawns a new effort to study other local sky events SEATTLE — While many astronomical collaborations use powerful telescopes to target individual objects in the distant universe, a new project at The Ohio State University is doing something … Continue reading

November 17, 2013
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Could a Milky Way Supernova Be Visible from Earth in Next 50 Years?

Advances in cameras, new strategies for detection make it possible COLUMBUS, Ohio — Astronomers at The Ohio State University have calculated the odds that, sometime during the next 50 years, a supernova occurring in our home galaxy will be visible … Continue reading

October 16, 2010
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Giant Star Goes Supernova — and is Smothered by Its Own Dust

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A giant star in a faraway galaxy recently ended its life with a dust-shrouded whimper instead of the more typical bang. Ohio State University researchers suspect that this odd event — the first one of its kind … Continue reading