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Tycho’s supernova parents, not so hot or bright, study finds

International research led by a Monash researcher has shed new light on the origins of the famous Tycho’s supernova.

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3D Supernova simulations reveal mysteries of dying stars

An international team of researchers led by a Monash astronomer has created the longest consistent 3D model of a neutrino-driven supernova explosion to date, helping scientists to better understand the violent deaths of massive stars.

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Michael Brown

How to quickly spot dodgy science

I haven’t got time for science, or at least not all of it. I cannot read 19,000 astrophysics papers every year. No way. And I have little patience for bad science, which gets more media attention than it deserves.

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New evidence on the formation of the solar system

International research involving a Monash University scientist is using new computer models and evidence from meteorites to show that a low-mass supernova triggered the formation of our solar system.

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