A new study suggests the massive star that became the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant may have turned inside out as it exploded. Comparing a "before" artist's illustration with an "after" image from Chandra shows key elements are in different areas following the explosion. These results are based on a million seconds of Chandra observing time
posted on 04/04/2012 10:34:59 PM PDT
posted on 04/04/2012 10:35:51 PM PDT
Thanks for all the great posts, U-238.
posted on 04/04/2012 10:40:47 PM PDT
(Silence Is Consent)
My eyes have been itching for weeks.
Can you see a face in the right image. Two eyes (blue area), a red, wide nose, and a large grouper type mouth below it?
There is life in space. Great discovery. Thanks.
Walter Sullivan: We Are Not Alone!
PS: This has the color combination of a Khrasnyarsky print from his Musicians series. Beautiful.
“A star explodes and turns inside out”
The universe’s largest popcorn kernel.
I admit to clicking on this thread presuming it was about Alec Baldwin...but this is EVEN BETTER.
posted on 04/04/2012 10:49:07 PM PDT
(I'm not rude, I don't suffer fools is all.)
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