30 years later, supernova 1987A is still sharing secrets

When the nearby star exploded, ‘the whole world got excited’

Supernova 1987A

SHINE BRIGHT  Supernova 1987A shone as a brilliant point of light near the Tarantula Nebula (pink cloud) in the Large Magellanic Cloud, as pictured from an observatory in Chile.

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