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Nova - Wikipedia

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A nova (plural novae or novas) is a cataclysmic nuclear explosion on a white dwarf, which ... In 2010 scientists using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope were surprised to discover, for the ...

What is a nova? (Beginner) - Curious About Astronomy? Ask an ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... A nova is a strong, rapid increase in the brightness of a star. ... (Beginner) · If spacetime is curved, is it possible for us to look into space and see ...

Astronomy Basics: What is a Nova in Space? - Bright Hub

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May 11, 2011 ... In terms of astronomy, it's when a star in space suddenly becomes a lot ... Learn how and why novae occur, how a nova is different from an ...

Astronomy: What is a Nova?

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Nov 25, 2010 ... Earlier it was thought that Supernova is a kind of very bright Nova and hence the name. Nova happens very often in the space, not like a ...

New Nova In the Night Sky: A Star Explosion Explained - Space.com

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Aug 19, 2013 ... Stargazers are thrilled over the surprise appearance of a star explosion, known as a nova, in the night sky last week, but there is more to this ...

nova | astronomy | Britannica.com

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Aug 6, 2014 ... A nova reaches maximum luminosity within... ... Newly formed stars emerging from the Eagle Nebula, as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Novae and Supernovae | StarDate Online

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A nova is an explosion from the surface of a white-dwarf star in a binary star system. ... The star's outer layers “rebound” violently, blasting into space at several ...

NOVA - Official Website | The Fabric of the Cosmos - PBS

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Our perceptions of time and space have led us astray. Much of what we thought we knew about our universe—that the past has already happened and the future  ...

NOVA | Archive | Space | PBS

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Listing of NOVA Web sites by subject - Space. ... This archive of companion sites to NOVA broadcasts is no longer being updated. To see new content, go to ...

NOVA - Official Website | The Star In You - PBS

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By Peter Tyson; Posted 12.02.10; NOVA scienceNOW .... All these blast out into space at millions of miles an hour, seeding the interstellar medium with the ...

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What is a nova? - About Space

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May 29, 2012 ... It might not be super, but it's still a very impressive explosion.

What Is a Supernova? | NASA

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A supernova is the explosion of a star -- the largest explosion that takes place in space.

What is a Nova? - Universe Today

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Oct 20, 2016 ... Is dark energy really energy, or is it part of the expansion of space itself. ... I guess if you go back to the basics, a nova is a star that momentarily ...