“Metamorphosis: New views of supernovae and progenitors”

Jennifer L. Hoffman

University of Denver

Monday October 7th, 2019 at 4:00 PM

120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium)

The stellar explosions known as supernovae are not simply brilliant signposts marking the transition from one stage of the stellar life cycle to the next. They hold clues to the very nature of massive stars, trigger (or disrupt) nearby star formation, affect the interstellar media and chemical evolution of their host galaxies, and serve as standard candles that trace the expansion history of the universe. [Read More…]

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