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This Star Went Supernova ... And Then Went Supernova Again

Discover Magazine - Thu 9 Nov 17

To quote the first line of a letter published today in the journal Nature, “Every supernova so far observed has been considered to be the terminal explosion of a star.” In other words, ...

Repeating supernova challenges all we know about stellar death

Gizmag - Wed 8 Nov 17

At the end of its life, a star goes supernova, ejecting its outer layers in one of the biggest cosmic cataclysms in the universe. With most of its mass gone the star then "dies", collapsing ...

'Zombie' star survived going supernova

BBC News - Wed 8 Nov 17

Astronomers discover the celestial equivalent of a horror film villain: a star that wouldn't stay dead.

A bizarre supernova keeps exploding over and over again

Newscientist - Wed 8 Nov 17

The weirdest supernova ever seen is a zombie star that keeps collapsing and coming back to life. It’s so strange, it may be a whole new kind of celestial object

This star cheated death, exploding again and again

ScienceNews - Wed 8 Nov 17

The weirdest supernova ever has lasted more than three years, and may be the third outburst from the same star.

Star exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later

Phys.org - Wed 8 Nov 17

It's the celestial equivalent of a horror movie villain—a star that wouldn't stay dead.

Star exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later, Eurekalert - Wed 8 Nov 17

Astronomers Find Star That Has Exploded Six Times

Extremetech - Fri 10 Nov 17

Astronomers have spotted something that shouldn't exist--a star that acts as if it's gone supernova at least six times. The post Astronomers Find Star That Has Exploded Six Times appeared first ...

This star refuses to die, even after it explodes

Engadget - Thu 9 Nov 17

Supernovae are some of the brightest and most energetic events in our galaxy. These occur when stars that have much greater mass than that of our sun explode; they become incredibly ...

A star exploded six decades ago and somehow survived, and apparently exploded several more times during the last few decades of its life.

Discovery News - Thu 9 Nov 17

Credit: NASAA supernova is usually a huge explosion that destroys a star, leaving only a small remnant of material behind. But astronomers recently discovered a star that went ...

Space zombie: Astronomers discover a star that wouldn't die

USA today - Thu 9 Nov 17

Astronomers have discovered a star that exploded multiple times over a period of more than 50 years, a new study said.        

'Zombie star' keeps exploding, refuses to die, astronomers say

FOXNews - Thu 9 Nov 17

A supernova that “cheated” death more than once is baffling astronomers — and still refuses to die.

‘Zombie star’ cheats death again and again, dumbfounding scientists

ZME Science - Thu 9 Nov 17

A unique astronomical event is leaving many scientists scratching their heads.

This unusually long-lasting supernova may force astronomers to rethink how stars die

L.A. Times - Wed 8 Nov 17

Talk about going out with a bang — and then another bang. Astronomers at Las Cumbres Observatory have discovered a supernova that has defied expectations, lasting far longer than anticipated. ...

Scientists on new supernova: WTF have we been looking at?

Arstechnica - Wed 8 Nov 17

Like a regular supernova, but not slowing down and glowing for over 600 days.

Supernova explosion defies the laws of physics

Daily Mail - Wed 8 Nov 17

Experts at Las Cumbres Observatory in Goleta, California, have been studying an event known as iPTF14hls which appeared for more than 600 days, six times longer than others of its type. ...

A one-of-a-kind supernova was seen exploding — over and over again

The Verge - Wed 8 Nov 17

In September 2014, when astronomer Iair Arcavi found a new supernova in the night sky, he didn’t think much of it. It looked like any other star that had just died and violently ...

Mysterious explosive zombie star refuses to stay dead - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 8 Nov 17

Stars usually go out in a bright flash that fades fast, but astronomers have spotted a massive star that just keeps exploding after more than 50 years.

Bizarre 3-Year-Long Supernova Defies Our Understanding of How Stars Die

SPACE.com - Wed 8 Nov 17

The appearance of a three-year-long supernova explosion challenges scientist's current understanding of star formation and death, and work is underway to explain the bizarre phenomenon.

Astronomers Discover A Star That Would Not Die

Astrobiology Magazine - Fri 10 Nov 17

An international team of astronomers has made a bizarre discovery -- a star that refuses to stop shining.

Astronomers discover a star that would not die, Eurekalert - Wed 8 Nov 17

Astronomers find a ‘Zombie’ star that lived and died – twice

Watts Up With That? - Thu 9 Nov 17

Star exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later Carnegie’s instrumentation specialist key to ‘zombie star’ discovery Pasadena, CA– It’s the ...

What is dead may never die

Astronomy.com - Wed 8 Nov 17

Astronomers discovered a bizarre "zombie" star that went supernova not just once, but twice.

Twice-dead star explodes 50 years later

UPI - Wed 8 Nov 17

It's the star that keeps on dying. Astronomers have discovered a star that's exploded several times over the last half-century.

Stellar encore: Dying star keeps coming back big time

AP - Wed 8 Nov 17

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Death definitely becomes this star....

Stellar encore: Dying star keeps coming back big time, AP - Wed 8 Nov 17

Is This the End?

Science Blog - Fri 10 Nov 17

Is this the end of everything you were? A burst of light, a hurried, fractious blur. The final breath into the distant night, Reminding us ... Read more

"Zombie Star" Exploded, Survived and Exploded Again

SpaceDaily - Thu 9 Nov 17

Washington DC (SPX) Nov 09, 2017 It's the celestial equivalent of a horror movie villain - a star that wouldn't stay dead. An international team of astronomers including Carnegie's Nick ...

The star that would not die

SpaceDaily - Thu 9 Nov 17

Goleta CA (SPX) Nov 09, 2017 Supernovae, the explosions of stars, have been observed in the thousands and in all cases they marked the death of a star. Astronomers at Las Cumbres Observatory ...

A star that would not die

Eurekalert - Wed 8 Nov 17

UCSB astrophysicists and LCO astronomers study a supernova that challenges known theories of how certain stars end their lives.