Main Profile

At A Glance

What star will be the nearest supernova?

During my weekly live video chat, I was asked what the nearest star is that can explode as a supernova. Some notes: the image of Spica is used under the Creative Commons license, and is from fdecomite's Flickr set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/2086279730/ ). The awesome white dwarf illustration is from my friend the artist David Hardy (http://www.jb.man.ac.uk/news/rsoph/ ) and PPARC (http://www.pparc.ac.uk/ ), who gave me permission to use that in my book, so hopefully he won't mind if I plug him here.
Length: 05:00

Contact

Questions about What star will be the nearest supernova?

Want more info about What star will be the nearest supernova?? Get free advice from education experts and Noodle community members.

  • Answer

Ask a New Question