Milky Way’s First-of-Its-Kind Nest of Massive Stars –“Poised for Most Powerful Explosion Since Big Bang”

  Astronomers have discovered “a ringside seat into beautiful and dangerous physics that we have not seen before in our galaxy.”“This is the first such system to be discovered in our own galaxy,” explains Joseph Callingham of the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON), lead author of the study reporting this system. “We never expected … Continue reading Milky Way’s First-of-Its-Kind Nest of Massive Stars –“Poised for Most Powerful Explosion Since Big Bang”