This Star Explosion Will Be Seen In The Skies From Earth
One of the most cataclysmic events in the universe: When a massive star bigger than our Sun reaches the end of its life, it creates a supernova. A powerful explosion destructive on a scale almost beyond human imagining. And sometimes so powerful they can be seen by the naked eye from Earth.
Scientists thought they understood this phenomenon, but recent discoveries have revealed not one, but two new kinds of supernova.
But just how powerful is a supernova, and could the Earth one day be destroyed by the blast from one? Get ready to be surprised by the answers to this and more…