NASA captures shockwave of a massive supernova for the first time ever - Inhabitat

NASA's Kepler telescope managed to record, for the first time ever, the early shockwave of an exploding star, thanks to a super fortunate bit of luck. The light captures, reconstructed into 'footage,' reveal the bright “shock breakout” that occurred in ...

NASA captures images of exploding star - The Australian (blog) (subscription)

The “brilliant flash” that occurs when a star explodes and dies has been captured for the first time by NASA's Kepler space telescope. The “shock breakout” is captured in an animation on NASA's website which is based on never before captured optical ...

Video: Flash of exploding star captured for first time - WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The brilliant flash of an exploding star dies and explodes has been captured for the first time ever. The Kepler space telescope, NASA's planet hunter, captured the optical wavelength or visible light from the star. The shock was ...

NASA's Kepler Telescope Captures 'Brilliant Flash' of Supernova Shockwave for 1st Time Ever - ABC News

The "brilliant flash" that occurs when a star dies and explodes has been captured for the first time in visible light by NASA's Kepler space telescope, according to NASA's Ames Research Center. Though the animation above shows an artist's ...

NASA captures flash of supernova shockwave for the first time - Techworm

For the first time using NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have captured evidence of 'shock breakouts,' or bright flashes that occur when red stars become supernovas. The blast, which travels at more than 89 million miles per ...

Watch the First-Ever Video of a Star Exploding - TIME

For the first time, scientists have captured images of the big shockwave of an exploding star. Data collected by NASA's Kepler space telescope, and being analyzed now, revealed two supernovae in 2011. While one did not reveal a "shock breakout ...

Move Aside Planets, Kepler Catches a Supernova 'Shock Breakout' - News Ledge

KSN 2011d had run out of nuclear fuel. Without it, the red supergiant star's core began to accumulate mass into its core. When the core became too heavy to counteract its own gravitational force – boom. The star's core collapses and became a supernova ...

Nasa sees a star exploding for the first time, shown in huge video from Kepler space telescope - The Independent

Scientists have spotted an exploding star for the first ever time, giving people a chance to watch a never-before-seen shockwave ripple out across the universe. The huge explosions, which lasted for just 20 minutes, could offer a new chance to ...

The Earliest Flash of a Supernova, Captured for the First Time - Scientific American (blog)

The gigantic steller explosion known as a Type 2 supernova, which happens when a massive star collapses, takes about two weeks to reach maximum brightness. At that point, it can briefly outshine an entire galaxy. But the first phase, called the 'shock ...

Astronomers detect shockwave from supernova - Christian Science Monitor

Astronomers have captured evidence of 'shock breakouts,' or bright flashes that occur when red stars become supernovas, for the first time. By Christina Beck, Staff March 22, 2016. Save for later Saved · About video ads. An error occurred. Try watching ...

Kepler telescope spots massive exploding star [Video] - BABW News

NASA's Kepler Telescope has captured the first flash of a supernova for the first time. Supernovae are a relatively common sight for astronomers peering out into space, but scientists have never witnessed the initial explosion of a distant star – until ...

Watch: Stunning video depicts a massive supernova explosion [VIDEO] - Morning Ticker

It's a huge first for astronomers: scientists using the Kepler Space Telescope have spotted a massive shockwave from a supernova explosion, and they've created an animation that depicts just what it looks like. Researchers were able to spot the huge ...

Scientists witness star going supernova in visible light - NH Voice

For the first time ever, scientists have managed to see a star going supernova in visible light. The Kepler space telescope captured two exploding stars in 2011. At that time, explosion of two red supergiants took place in what are known as Type II ...

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Catches Flash Of Exploding Star For The First Time - Tech Times

For the first time, astronomers witnessed the elusive shock breakout in a supernova. This was made possible by NASA's Kepler space telescope, which caught two massive stars exploding. ( NASA, ESA, Armin Rest (STScI) and Peter Garnavich (University of ...

A First: Shock-breakout of supernova explosion seen in visible light - PerfScience

For the first time, scientists have been able to capture the 'shock breakout' of a supernova explosion in visible light. A shock breakout takes places on timescales of minutes and to see it one needs to have a camera continuously monitoring the sky ...

Watch NASA's footage of an exploding star '500 times larger than our own sun' - Mirror.co.uk

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has captured footage from the flash of an exploding star for the first time. Called the "shock breakout", it occurs during a supernova - the death of a star . In this case, it was from a star called KSN2011d ...

Flash of a dying star “caught on camera” for the first time - SlashGear

We may have images, both static and moving, of stars going boom playing in our head, but actually capturing that brilliant flash of light that heralds the start of a supernova isn't that easy. Even when we're talking about an event that has happened ...

Supernova Shock Breakout Seen For First Time - Morning News USA

The shockwave resulting from an explosion of a giant star, called supernova, has been captured for the first time by the Kepler space telescope. By. Shaurya Arya. Published on March 23, 2016. Share · Tweet. The shockwave resulting from an explosion of ...

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope observes a Supernova Shockwave as it reached the surface of a Star - Clarksville Online

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pasadena, CA – The brilliant flash of an exploding star's shockwave — what astronomers call the “shock breakout” — has been captured for the first time in visible light by NASA's planet-hunter, the ...

You'll Want to Watch This Mesmerizing Supernova Flash GIF Over and Over Again - POPSUGAR

NASA scientists captured images of a supernova, or an exploding star, for the first time on March 21, 2016 and we are totally transfixed by the video. While NASA has been able to see supernovae for some time, they were only capable of obtaintaing video ...