Евгений Чуразов

Astrophysicists Report Radioactive Cobalt in Supernova Explosion

29 Aug 2014

Nebula emerged from Kepler supernova remnants. Picture from NASA/ESA/JHU/R.Sankrit & W.Blair

A group of astrophysicists, including researchers from MIPT, have detected the formation of radioactive cobalt during a supernova explosion, lending credence to a corresponding theory of supernova explosions. Details are given in the journal Nature, one of the most cited scientific publications in the world.