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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 »

Gemini North takes to the skies with a dazzling image of the supernova in the Pinwheel Galaxy

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified trusted source correct OK! Gemini North, part of the Gemini International Observatory operated by NSF’s NOIRLab, has returned to observing the night sky after repairs and refurbishment of its… Read More »