supernova
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1926 1. the explosion of a star in which the star may reach a maximum intrinsic luminosity one billion times that of the sun 2. one that explodes into prominence or popularity; also superstar

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  • Supernova — This article is about the astronomical event. For other uses, see Supernova (disambiguation). Multiwavelength X ray, infrared, and optical compilation image of Kepler s supernova remnant, SN 1604. A supernova is a stellar explosion that is more… …   Wikipedia

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