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noun as in black hole

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What they’re finding is that without turbulence, collapsing stars may never form supernovas at all.

While the overall number of supernovae checks out, they’re in all the wrong places.

A detection of either one might be an early sign of a supernova.

She’s getting a closeup look at the physics of exploding stars, or supernovas, a phenomenon so immense that its power is difficult to put into words.

Astronomers describe these celestial fireworks as a supernova.

I know that gold, for example, is made from the death of a star—a supernova.

They were two artists at the pinnacle of their careers combining their respective star powers into one nearly blinding supernova.

Other theories hold that it was a supernova or an alignment of two or three planets.

Mr. Luma de Oliveira, they called him, after his supernova wife, whom he later divorced.

Mr. Luma de Oliveira, they called him, after his supernova (now ex-) wife.

It could keep out the terrific heat of a supernova, but couldn't keep in the heat of the planet after the supernova had died.

Once a Beowulfer vanished in a supernova flash, and when the ball of incandescence widened to nothing the ship was gone.

She wasn't much to look at—not ugly, just small, brunette, and unspectacular—but she was a supernova of an assistant.

He gestured furiously toward the fuselage of the old Supernova.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supernova, such as: void, great void, and theoretical mass.

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