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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: 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - 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 - Official Website | At the Edge of Space - PBS

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Between the blue sky above and the infinite blackness beyond lies a frontier that scientists have only just begun to investigate. In "At the Edge of Space," NOVA ...

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 ...

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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.

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 ...