Quotes of the Day

Tuesday, May. 08, 2007

Open quoteThis was a truly monstrous explosion, a hundred times more energetic than a typical supernova.Close quote

  • a University of California at Berkeley astronomer, on the supernova explosion of the star SN 2006gy, which exploded in a runaway thermonuclear reaction
Photo: M.Weiss / NASA / AP | Source: Washington Post