Examples of supernova in a Sentence
tragically, a shoulder injury cut short the pitching career of one of baseball's brightest supernovas
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Since the 1950s, when neutrinos were detected for the first time, researchers have observed low-energy versions of these ghostly particles coming from the sun and a 1987 supernova in a nearby galaxy.
Congratulations on your 5th, honoured to share my 4th birthday with you x x pic.twitter.com/C5uuskM9S0 — florence welch (@flo_tweet) June 29, 2018 Drake might be a solar eclipse — a supernova, honestly — but trust: the world keeps spinning.
The researchers think that these ions may have started out in the hearts of stars that went supernova, then were thrown out of their home galaxies by these explosive stellar deaths.
James already owns two homes and a film production company in Los Angeles, where the star could become a supernova.
For example, astrophysicists modeling supernova explosions still struggle to make their virtual stellar time bombs go off.
An amateur fossil-hunter in Maryland found rare evidence of dinosaurs and mammals interacting, and an Italian locksmith captured a never-before seen first burst of light from the supernova explosion of a massive star.
That triggers a burst of star formation and then a subsequent burst of supernova explosions as the most massive of these stars quickly burn out and die.
Those groups of singing, dancing heartthrobs went supernova, as the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC led the way to Diamond sales and total cultural omnipresence.
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Did You Know?
A nova, despite its name, isn't actually a "new" star, but rather one that wasn't noticed until it exploded, when it may increase in brightness by a million times before returning to its previous state a few days later. A supernova is far larger; a star in its supernova state may emit a billion times as much light as previously. After a few weeks it begins to dim, until it eventually ceases to exist; it's often replaced by a black hole. (Though remains that were shot out into space may survive; those of a great supernova seen in A.D. 1054 are now known as the Crab Nebula.) All this may serve as a warning to those human stars whose fame explodes too rapidly; supernovas of this kind have sometimes vanished by the following year.
SUPERNOVA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of supernova for English Language Learners
astronomy : the explosion of a star that causes the star to become extremely bright
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