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Supernovae

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Level 1 topics include:

  • What is a Supernova?
  • Supernovae from Single, Massive Stars
  • Supernovae from Accreting Binary Stars

Level 2 topics include:

  • Types of Supernovae
  • What Causes a Star to Blow Up?
  • Where Does the Core Go?
  • Where Does Most of the Star Go?
  • Are We Made of Stardust?
  • How Often Do Supernovae Occur?
  • Where Can I Get More Information?

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