SOFIA Finds Dust Survives Obliteration in Supernova 1987A

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SOFIA Finds Dust Survives Obliteration in Supernova 1987A

SOFIA Finds Dust Survives Obliteration in Supernova 1987A

Cosmic dust, a building block of stars and planets, can form in the wake of a violent stellar explosion called a supernova, according to a new study using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA. These surprising findings provide clues to an astronomical mystery surrounding cosmic dust.

Source: www.astrowatch.net/2019/02/sofia-finds-dust-survives-obliteration.html?m=1

 

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