Cosmic Horizons

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Most Extreme Objects Ever Discovered Black holes are among the universe's most mysterious and fascinating objects. They form when massive stars die and collapse in on themselves, resulting in a region where the gravitational pull is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape. Scientists... Sign in to see full entry.

Core Collapse Supernova

What are Core Collapse Supernovae? A huge star's core collapses, at the end of its life, to produce a core collapse supernova, also referred to as a type II supernova. But what does that mean and why does it occur? Let us first define a big star. These are stars with masses at least eight times... Sign in to see full entry.

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