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‘Cosmic magnifying glass’ reveals very rare gravitationally lensed deformed supernova. (Thanks Einstein!)

The gravity of a distant galaxy warped space and amplified the light of a distant supernova, potentially revealing tantalizing details about stellar explosions, as well as an invisible population of galaxies and the expansion of the universe. The galaxy appears very faint and not particularly large to us, but its mass – a combination of… Read More »