The Secrets Behind Supernovae

  title={The Secrets Behind Supernovae},
  author={H.-Th. Janka},
  pages={1134 - 1135}
  • H. Janka
  • Published 16 August 2002
  • Physics
  • Science
Supernova explosions are the visible signature of the demise of a massive star. But as [Janka][1] explains in his Perspective, the visible event corresponds to less than 1% of the energy involved in a supernova. Recent models and observations are beginning to shed light on how energy is transferred from the collapsing core of the star to the ejected matter. [1]: 

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