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“Case of the Missing Neutron Star” –Anatomy of a Cosmic Explosion 1,700 Years Ago During Decline of Rome – The Daily Galaxy –Great Discoveries Channel

Cosmic sleuths are attempting to locate one of the estimated one billion neutron stars in the Milky Way–the collapsed core of a doomed supergiant star with the…

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Cosmic sleuths are attempting to locate one of the estimated one billion neutron stars in the Milky Way–the collapsed core of a doomed supergiant star with the density of atomic nuclei–that was ejected from the blast of a supernova in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our Milky Way 1,700 years ago during the decline of the Roman Empire. The light of a supernova is visible across billions of light years, releasing as much energy in an instant as our sun will produce over its 10-billion-year…

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