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WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Mach 1000 Shockwave

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Mach 1000 Shockwave

When a star explodes as a supernova, it shines brightly for a few weeks or months before fading away. Yet the material blasted outward from the explosion still glows hundreds or thousands of years later, forming a picturesque supernova remnant. …

    



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