A hypernova (pl. hypernovae or hypernovas) is a type of star explosion with an
energy substantially higher than that of standard supernovae. An alternative term
Aug 29, 2011 ... Betelgeuse, one of the brightest stars in the sky, could burst into its supernova
phase and become as bright as a full moon - and last for as long ...
Dec 18, 2008 ... A hypernova explosion, the possible source of powerful gamma-ray bursts, is
about 100 times more energetic than a supernova explosion and ...
Apr 29, 2015 ... Fortunately a hypernova, whose gamma rays can destroy most life on a planet at
several thousand light-years, is only lethal if one of its beams ...
May 20, 1999 ... It is hoped that the discovery of these two suspected hypernova remnants, called
MF83 and NGC5471B, located in the nearby spiral galaxy ...
A hypernova (alternatively called a collapsar) is a very energetic supernova
thought to result from an extreme core-collapse scenario. In this case a massive
Nova, "new star"; supernova, a "super" nova; hypernova, a super-duper, or super
super, nova! This word appeared in the astronomical literature at least as.
What's the difference between a nova, supernova and hyper nova?
Nov 12, 2011 ... A hypernova, also known as a collapsar, is an extremely energetic supernova.
The two are not to be confused, even if their formation is very ...
12 hours ago ... VY Canis Majoris is one of only about 10 stars like it in the Milky Way. It is over
3600 times the size of our Sun and is consuming its nuclear fuel ...