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Not just any old remnant

This is a Supernova Remnant

A supernova remnant (SNR) is the structure resulting from the explosion of a star in a supernova. The supernova remnant is bounded by an expanding  278 more words


One Hundred Quintillion Years

Not taking into account the first 10,000,000,000 years, the following events make up a very brief overview of the next 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 years:


Stellar End Points - Black Holes

As more mass is accumulated, equilibrium against gravitational collapse reaches its breaking point. The star’s pressure is insufficient to counterbalance gravity and a catastrophic gravitational collapse occurs in milliseconds. 217 more words


Stellar End Points - Neutron Stars

In certain binary stars containing a white dwarf, mass is transferred from the companion star onto the white dwarf, eventually pushing it over the Chandrasekhar limit… 339 more words


Stellar End Points

The Compact Star

In astronomy, the term compact star (sometimes compact object) is used to refer collectively to white dwarfsneutron stars, other exotic dense stars, and  255 more words


GSE2 - You Sneak Up on Them

I have arrived. As I suspected, I was not the first surveyor to visit this system. Mankind has known of its existence for over a millennium so everyone knows to go to it. 999 more words


Neutron Star

It would be rather silly of me to begin with any other work. Not because it is my favourite piece, and not because it has had the most influence over my artistic direction in the last year. 650 more words