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- noun physics A very small,
supernova-like explosion, which can be induced in a Bose–Einstein condensateby suitably changing its magnetic field
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From Bose + supernova
Due to the fact that supernova explosions are implosions, the explosion of a collapsing Bose – Einstein condensate was named “bosenova.”