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Artist's impression of the gas ejected in the nova explosion Astronomers see right into the heart of an exploding star
8 October 2014: Highly detailed images produced using radio telescopes across Europe and America have pinpointed the locations where a stellar explosion called a nova emitted gamma rays (the most energetic form of electromagnetic waves).
Section of the IPHAS Milky Way image 219 million stars in catalogue of the Milky Way
16 September 2014: A new catalogue of the visible part of the northern part of our Milky Way Galaxy including no fewer than 219 million stars has been published today. The IPHAS team is led by the University of Hertfordshire and includes the University of Manchester.
Starburst galaxy M82 Spectacular supernova's mysteries revealed
22 August 2014: New research by a team of UK and European-based astronomers is helping to solve the mystery of what caused a spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier this year.
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