One Star Blows up Twice; Giant Magellan Telescope Update; ALMA Observes How Our Sun Will Die

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Published on 11th Nov, 2017

Help support Deep Astronomy by getting a month's free trial at The Great Courses Plus: http://ow.ly/AVDF30fiZ33 Consider supporting Space Fan News: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy to ensure you get current space & astronomy news each week! In this episode, astronomers observe a star that has gone supernova, not once, but twice; the Giant Magellan Telescope starts casting its fifth mirror segment; and ALMA provides us with the most detailed image of a red giant star ever produced and gives us a glimpse of the fate of our own solar system. Links to this week's stories: http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/LCO_supernova http://www.gmto.org/2017/11/giant-magellan-telescope-organization-casts-fifth-mirror/ http://www.chalmers.se/en/researchinfrastructure/oso/news/Pages/Alma-image-of-red-giant-star-gives-a-surprising-glimpse-of-the-Suns-future.aspx Space Fan News Theme by Stephen Dubois available for download here: http://ancienteyesmusic.com Follow DeepAstronomy on Twitter: @DeepAstronomy Like DeepAstronomy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DeepAstronomy/ Like Space Fan News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpaceFanNews/ Follow DeepAstronomy on Google+ http://google.com/+DeepAstronomy http://google.com/+TonyDarnell