Presentation: Dark Energy, Explosions, and Zombie Stars

dc.creatorEnvironmental Science Instituteen
dc.creatorHowell, Andrewen
dc.date.accessioned2014-08-08T16:04:19Zen
dc.date.available2014-08-08T16:04:19Zen
dc.date.issued2012-01-13en
dc.descriptionWhat do you see when you look at the night sky? If you are Dr. Howell and his team, you discover a supernova within hours of its explosion (a rare feat) and use it to help measure the history of the expansion of the universe and the dark energy causing it to accelerate. His team showed that these supernovae are from white dwarf "zombie" stars that were once dead, but came back to life by sucking matter from a companion star before exploding. Explore supernovas, dark energy, and zombie stars with Dr. Howell, and hear how learning more about these phenomena helps us understand our universe.en
dc.description.departmentEnvironmental Science Instituteen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/25398en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.publisherEnvironmental Science Instituteen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHot Science - Cool Talks;No. 76en
dc.subjectSTEMen
dc.subjectScienceen
dc.subjectDark Energyen
dc.subjectZombie Starsen
dc.subjectExpansion of the universeen
dc.titlePresentation: Dark Energy, Explosions, and Zombie Starsen
dc.typeLearning objecten
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