Supernova spotted shortly after explosion

Conover. When a nearby star goes supernova, scientists will be ready. Science News. Vol. 191, February 18, 2017, p. 24. C. Crockett. 30 years later, supernova 1987A is still sharing secrets. Science News. Vol. 191, February 18, 2017, p. 20.
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The Phoenix cluster is an enormous accumulation of about 1,000 galaxies, located 5.7 billion light years from Earth. At its center lies a massive galaxy, which appears to be spitting out stars at a rate of about 1,000 per year. Most other galaxies in the …
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Disney has cut ties with YouTube sensation Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg after he incorporated anti-Semitic jokes and Nazi references into several of his videos. The move comes after a Wall Street Journal review found that nine of Kjellberg’s videos …
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A. It depends on the type of food and the surface involved. “For some dropped foods, the five-second rule is about five seconds too long,” says Laura Sanders in Science News magazine. Rutgers University’s Robyn Miranda and Donald Schaffner tested …
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To add to that, the human brain is sensitive to eye contact and makes a biased selection favouring those who directly hold their gaze. Jessica Taubert, lead author of the study, said: “In line-up recognition tasks, the face looking directly at you is …
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Feb. 13 (UPI) –A recent review of the scientific literature suggests ecologists and conservation groups have underestimated the impact of climate change on wildlife. An analysis of 130 studies concerned with the ecological consequences of global warming …
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After more than six years in science journalism, I have reached two very disturbing conclusions about the craft. First, too many science journalists don’t actually possess a well-rounded knowledge of science. In many cases, regular reporters are asked to …
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