What We’re Learning from the Brightest Supernova Ever Seen | SciShow News

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It’s been a great week for space explosions! Astronomers learned more about the mechanism that causes novas by looking at the nova V906 Carinae, and the brightest supernova ever recorded shed some new light on pulsation pair-instability.

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