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Sciam Article on Supernovas

  1. Aug 2, 2013 #1

    anorlunda

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    In the 1970s, Scientific American published a great article on stellar collapse and type II supernovas. It described the evolution of the collapse millisecond-by-millisecond. I would love to re-read it.

    Does anybody remember the title and author?
     
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  3. Aug 2, 2013 #2

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    Try the May 1985 issue, with the article entitled, "How a supernova explodes".
     
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  5. Aug 3, 2013 #4

    Chronos

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    Ideas about supernova mechanisms have changed drastically over the past few decades. Check out recent entries on arxiv.
     
  6. Aug 3, 2013 #5

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    How about giving us a teaser?
     
  7. Aug 4, 2013 #6

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