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2020-08-17: How Stars Destroy Each Other

  • 03:07: ... cataclysmic variable - and realized that it was the same object as a dwarf nova that he found on multiple old photographic places as far back as ...
  • 03:25: A dwarf nova is what you think - it's like a regular nova, but much weaker.
  • 03:40: But as Dr Shara discovered, it turns out that dwarf novae are just what classical nova do between those bigger explosions.
  • 03:49: With observations of this dwarf nova spanning the last century, Shara could extrapolate its path back another half-millenium.
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