The supernova discovered this week is far more than an impressive lightshow—it’s an opportunity to study a dying star up close and correct our maps of distant galaxies.
 Why the new supernova is so important to scientists 

The supernova discovered this week is far more than an impressive lightshow—it’s an opportunity to study a dying star up close and correct our maps of distant galaxies.

 Why the new supernova is so important to scientists