Remnants Of A Supernova

News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.

While most supernova remnants appear spherical (they are believed to explode evenly), W49B is bizarrely barrel-shaped. Watch this mesmerizing video and learn why this anomaly is an exception.

Advertisement

Love getting smarter? Sign up to our newsletter and get our best content in your inbox!

W49B in 60 Seconds

None

Advertisement