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Giant Star Goes Supernova--and Is Smothered by Its Own Dust


October 11, 2010

star covered by its own dust 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 ever viewed by astronomers--was more common early in the universe. Full Story

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