Physicists create tiny supernova at Canadian university

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Physicists from the University of Toronto and Rutgers University may be clinking champagne after successfully one-upping the lava lamp and creating a “supernova in a jar” last week. The emulation of an exploding white dwarf star – carried out through an iodate  arsenous acid reaction – may aid in understanding the size and evolution of the […]

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