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NFT: Scientist discover a "Zombie" star ....

Manny in CA : 11/11/2017 11:27 pm

"Dies" then comes back to life.

https://astronomynow.com/2017/11/09/astronomers-discover-a-star-that-would-not-die/



Goes Supernova (explodes) then lives to explode again
Outer space is just absolutely crazy  
DennyInDenville : 11/11/2017 11:34 pm : link
Crazy how little we know but also how much we know.
RE: Outer space is just absolutely crazy  
Milton : 11/12/2017 12:04 am : link
In comment 13686302 DennyInDenville said:
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Crazy how little we know but also how much we know.
+1
I don't want to be that guy  
Modus Operandi : 11/12/2017 1:49 am : link
But "zombie" isn't an apt description. It didn't die and come back to life. It merely shed some of its mass.

But we obviously didn't understand the process of supernova as well as we thought we did.
Phoenix Star would  
LauderdaleMatty : 11/12/2017 2:55 am : link
Be more appropriate And we are woefully ignorant about a lot of things. A
Yet Weve come so far so fast. I used to worry as a kid what would happen when our sun dies. Not an issue now lol. Im more worried about my kids tuition and if they will get jobs with their fancy degrees.
Maybe this star  
BigBlueDownTheShore : 11/12/2017 2:31 pm : link
Is what created the big boom? Or a star similar to it?
RE: Maybe this star  
LauderdaleMatty : 11/12/2017 4:21 pm : link
In comment 13686762 BigBlueDownTheShore said:
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Is what created the big boom? Or a star similar to it?


Would be much bigger. This is a single star. The big boom supposedly created the whole galaxy? Astrophysics is a subject I think eve. The most average intelligent people really don't grasp.
Invisible to telescopic eye  
YAJ2112 : 11/12/2017 4:58 pm : link
Infinity the star that would not die
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