How to find your very own supernova

“Do you see the absurdity of what I am? I can’t even express these things properly because I have to – I have to conceptualize complex ideas in this stupid limiting spoken language! But I know I want to reach out with something other than these prehensile paws! And feel the wind of a supernova … Read moreHow to find your very own supernova

Where do Type Ia Supernovae come from?

“You have to have a canon so the next generation can come along and explode it.” –Henry Louis Gates When it comes to stars, their fates are very well known. Every single star that’s massive enough to fuse hydrogen into helium in its core will someday run out of fuel and die. The very brightest … Read moreWhere do Type Ia Supernovae come from?