There’s a flash of ultraviolet just as a white dwarf is exploding as a supernova

There’s a flash of ultraviolet just as a white dwarf is exploding as a supernova

Astronomers recently spotted a rare type of supernova explosion that was accompanied by a massive flare of ultraviolet radiation. Untangling the mystery of the UV flash could help unravel the mysterious nature of these supernova explosions, and even help us understand the age of the universe. Enjoy Some Ultraviolet It doesn’t have a pretty name, …

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