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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 ...

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 | astronomy | Britannica.com

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Nova, plural Novas, orNovae, any of a class of exploding stars whose luminosity ... or False Quiz at Encyclopedia Britannica to test your knowledge of space and ...

Going Nova: Star Explosions Unleash Gamma-Ray ... - Space.com

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Jul 31, 2014 ... The star V407 Cyg explodes in a nova (left) while circling a neighboring red giant star in this still from a NASA animation depicting the star ...

Nova Star Explosion Is Visible to the Naked Eye ... - Space.com

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Aug 21, 2013 ... A dazzling star explosion discovered in the night sky last week is the brightest nova seen from Earth in at least five years and it's visible now to ...

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 ...

Astronomy's Oldest Known 'Nova' a Cosmic Case of ... - Space.com

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Mar 23, 2015 ... Cosmic detectives are investigating a case of mistaken stellar identity: CK Vulpeculae, an exploding star that was once known as the oldest ...

'Nova' Star Explosion Spotted in Night Sky: How to See It - Space.com

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Aug 15, 2013 ... A new 'nova' star explosion has been discovered in the night sky, and you can see it online tonight in a free webcast. See how to spot Nova ...

NOVA Online | Terror in Space - PBS

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Welcome to the companion Web site to the NOVA program, "Terror in Space," the story of the aging and trouble-prone Russian Space Station Mir, which crashed ...

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What is a nova? - About Space

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May 29, 2012 ... Once the white dwarf has absorbed so much matter that it can no longer support itself, it suddenly explodes as a nova and ejects its hot surface ...

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 ...

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.