Friday, June 06, 2014

New Suspect Identified in Supernova Explosion

This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows N103B -- all that remains from a supernova that exploded a millennium ago in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy 160,000 light-years away from our own Milky Way.Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Goddard. Full image and caption