TITLE

The SUPERNOVA MENACE

AUTHOR(S)
Garlick, Mark A.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Sky & Telescope;Mar2007, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the marks on Earth left by supernovae in the geological past. It discusses the reason stars are essentially time bombs. It discusses the possible damage caused by a nearby supernova since the late 1960s. It explains the reason that chances of a destructive supernova happening soon are small.
ACCESSION #
23875483

 

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