The explosion of the white dwarf star that produced supernova remnant SNR0509-67.5 (shown) may have been fueled by material sucked from another white dwarf, a recent study suggests.
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team; J. Hughes/Rutgers Univ.
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