NASA Sees the Shockwave of an Exploding Star for the First Time
Check out this incredible new animation of the shockwaves from an exploding star! Via PopSci.
Talk about a big bang. In the animation above, you can see a star exploding. Though the animation is an artist’s interpretation of the event, it is based on real data collected by NASA’s Kepler telescope, which has been scanning wide swaths of the sky looking for rare events like this one.