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Supernova Photos

LOOK: Giant Telescope Snaps Killer Views Of Cosmic Dust Factory

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON — New views from a giant radio telescope in Chile are revealing massive amounts of dust created by an exploding star for the first time....

LOOK: Dead Star Leaves Ghostly Remains

Posted 05.02.2013 | Science

The "thin, blood-red shells" of gas in this amazing deep-space image are SNR 0519, the remains of a sun-like star that exploded in a supernova about 6...

LOOK: Amazing Thing Scientists Found In This Spiral Galaxy

Posted 08.01.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 08/01/2012 10:59 AM EDT on SPACE.com A scintillating spiral galaxy that played host to two supernova explosions i...

How To See The 'Supernova Of A Generation'

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.07.2011 | Green

Last month, scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California discovered what they think could be the youngest -- and closest -- s...

Star's Supernova Death Witnessed By Scientists (PICTURE)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Supernovas, when a star dies and explodes in an extraordinary fashion, produce some of the most spectacular images to be seen in the sky. Scientists ...