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  • noun Plural form of supernova.

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Examples

  • Analysis of some of its images of very distant supernovae is giving credence to the idea of dark energy, and that it’s been around a long time, exerting its repulsive force between objects for that entire period.

    We Don’t Know Everything Yet « Hyperpat’s HyperDay

  • Analysis of some of its images of very distant supernovae is giving credence to the idea of dark energy, and that it’s been around a long time, exerting its repulsive force between objects for that entire period.

    2006 November « Hyperpat’s HyperDay

  • Early in the universe within the first few hundred million years such elements appeared only in the core of these collapsing stars, but some of these stars then went through massive explosions known as supernovae, flinging heavier elements back into the gas in the galaxy.

    The Language of God

  • Early in the universe within the first few hundred million years such elements appeared only in the core of these collapsing stars, but some of these stars then went through massive explosions known as supernovae, flinging heavier elements back into the gas in the galaxy.

    The Language of God

  • "They have studied several dozen exploding stars, called supernovae, and discovered that the universe is expanding at an ever-accelerating rate," prize awarder, the Nobel Committee for Physics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, said.

    Reuters: Top News

  • This was worked out by two groups who, in the 1990s, were studying exploding stars called supernovae.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • This was worked out by two groups who, in the 1990s, were studying exploding stars called supernovae.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • "They have studied several dozen exploding stars, called supernovae, and discovered that the universe is expanding at an ever-accelerating rate," prize awarder, the Nobel Committee for Physics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, said.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Even farther away, enormous stellar explosions called supernovae can sometimes bring faint galaxies into view that may have never before been seen.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • These giants will end their brief lives dramatically in convulsive explosions called supernovae, just a few million years from now.

    Space Business and Industry News at SpaceMart.com

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