Pint-sized Supernova Revealed
Astronomers this week announced they have found a new miniature version of a supernova they are calling Type Iax.  Up until now, supernovae were thought to come in two main flavors – core collapse and Type Ia.
CREDIT: Christine Pulliam (CfA)

Pint-sized Supernova Revealed

Astronomers this week announced they have found a new miniature version of a supernova they are calling Type Iax.  Up until now, supernovae were thought to come in two main flavors – core collapse and Type Ia.

CREDIT: Christine Pulliam (CfA)