Archives for December 23, 2010

Hubble for the Holidays: A Bauble of a Bubble

“When I had satisfied myself that no star of that kind had ever shone before, I was led into such perplexity by the unbelievability of the thing that I began to doubt the faith of my own eyes.” -Tycho Brahe Supernovae are the most spectacular death-knells of the largest stars in our Universe. Nearly all…