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Discovered text of Avicenna observing supernova

Avicenna observing supernovaGerman experts had previously discovered by astronomers have not discussed a fragment of scientific works of the medieval Persian scholar Avicenna, which reported on the observation of a supernova in modern terms.

A brief report on the observation of stars SN 1006 is contained in the Book of Healing, written by Avicenna Arabic and dedicated logic, metaphysics and science. Created by scientists text, according to experts, clearly describes what happened in the constellation Wolf supernova 1 May 1006. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 25, 2016 in Historical


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Scientists be expecting a supernova explosion in the Milky Way in the next 50 years

Milky wayCatch the right moment astronomers plan with a detector of neutrinos. Supernova emits them from the very commencement of the explosion, but it can flare up in the infrared or visible light is only a few minutes, hours or days. Chance to see a supernova explosion in infrared light within the Milky Way in the next 50 years is almost 100%, and in the visible range – only 20% or less, according to a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal . Right now, technology has evolved to such an extent that we can learn a lot more about supernovae, if the next one will be able to observe in our galaxy and explore it with all the tools available to us, – said Kristover Kochanek from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio (USA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 2, 2013 in Galaxy, Planet, Science


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Betelgeuse supernova explosion – a threat to humanity!

 supernova explosionA year ago, it was reported that the spacecraft Voyager that started even before the birth of many who read these lines in 1977, came to the edge of the solar system.

Comprehending this fact, you know, to what extent this a tiny grain of sand – land, lost in the vast expanses of space! And if the threats to human existence that we create ourselves, have a chance to deal, in space there are forces that can in one moment erase astronomical maps the entire system of planets orbiting an ordinary star – the Sun! Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on August 4, 2013 in Earth, Galaxy, Historical, Human, Planet


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