Items tagged with supernova

A new study reveals an odd peculiarity of a massive shock wave traveling through a cloud of gas left behind by the stormy death of a star. Research suggests that part of it is traveling in the wrong direction. Cassiopeia A is a gas cloud, or nebula, left behind by a supernova in the constellation Cassiopeia. The... Read more...
What do the final months or days of a dying star look like? Human beings have observed supernovae but there is still so much to learn about them. This includes the warning signs that different kinds of stars release. Scientists for the very first time recently witnessed the destruction of a red supergiant star several... Read more...
We don't tend to think of solid state drives as being overly susceptible to the dangers of heat, but then again, we're not running a toasty server farm or bombarding our SSDs with constant simulation applications. For those who do have a server farm to run, or are otherwise worried about longevity, Super Talent just... Read more...
As if there weren't enough Android tablets to wade through, here comes yet another. Pandigital has just expanded their Android Media Tablet line with the SuperNova, an 8", touch-based device that offers a capacitive display, Flash support, built-in Bluetooth and a rather tantalizing $229 price point. This guy will... Read more...