articles tagged: supernovae
did exploding stars really help humans walk upright?
# evolution

did exploding stars really help humans walk upright?

Do we owe our ability to walk on two legs to a sudden burst of supernovae activity lasting for nearly five million years, or are researchers connecting dots that don't need to be connected?

where to find the energy for a warp drive
# space

where to find the energy for a warp drive

While we'd need to generate an immense amount of energy to power a warp drive, there are events in this universe with that kind of energy output...

searching for the biggest stars in the cosmos
# space

searching for the biggest stars in the cosmos

Astronomers spotted evidence of a very rare event that only happens to the largest and heaviest stars: an antimatter-fueled supernova.