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Red Giants and White Dwarfs Make Explosive Stellar Pairings

23 Aug 2012, 21:35 UTC
Red Giants and White Dwarfs Make Explosive Stellar Pairings Romano Corradi/Instituto de AstrofĂ­sica de Canaria
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Mysterious stars that incite their stellar companions to explode in spectacular supernovas have just been revealed -- these culprits can be bloated red giants, researchers say. [More]

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