In the latest issue of the journal Nature, astronomers from Stockholm University reveal the origin of a thermonuclear supernova explosion. Strong emission lines of helium and the… Read more “Radio signal reveals supernova origin“
Light rays from a supernova bent by the curvature of space-time around a galaxy
Together with a team led by Ariel Goobar at Stockholm University, we have detected for the first time multiple images from a gravitationally lensed Type Ia supernova.… Read more “Light rays from a supernova bent by the curvature of space-time around a galaxy”
A shocked neighbor?!
In a paper led by Yi Cao, we have a new exciting result! An early glimpse of ultraviolet light from a Type Ia supernova, iPTF14atg, reveals what… Read more “A shocked neighbor?!”
The Nearest Standard Candle Supernova in Several Decades
Supernova 2014J in the nearby galaxy Messier 82 (less than 12 million light-years away) exploded on January 14, 2014 and was the closest ”standard candle” supernova in… Read more “The Nearest Standard Candle Supernova in Several Decades”