The Universe

The Universe

Supernovas
Season 2  |  Episode 9  |  7mate  |  December 3, 2011

A stellar explosion, the supernova is the sensational death of a star. Jets of high-energy light and matter are propelled into space and Astronomers believe that this process creates the very building blocks of planets, people and plants. Meet the world's leading Supernova hunters, and take a look at recorded supernovas throughout history.

A stellar explosion, the supernova is the sensational death of a star. Jets of high-energy light and matter are propelled into space and Astronomers believe that this process creates the very building blocks of planets, people and plants. Meet the world's leading Supernova hunters, and take a look at recorded supernovas throughout history.

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