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In this image provided by NASA, seemingly out of nowhere, Supernova 2008D burst onto the scene on Jan. 9, 2008, as seen in ultraviolet images and X-ray images taken by NASA's Swift Satellite
Thursday, May. 22, 2008

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  • an astrophysics researcher at Princeton University, on witnessing, for the first time, the end of a star's life as it exploded into a supernova
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