Subaru Telescope Sees 1800 Supernovae

Japanese astronomers have captured images of an astonishing 1800 supernovae. 58 of these supernovae are the scientifically-important Type 1a supernovae located 8 billion light years away and are known as ‘standard candles’ in astronomy.

Newly discovered supernova complicates origin story theories

Many supernovae show a gradual increase in the light they put out. But for ASASSN-18bt, you could clearly see there's something unusual and exciting happening in the early times - an unexpected additional emission.

First X-rays detected from mystery supernovas

Scientists appear to have found the first X-rays coming from type Ia supernovae.