(ScienceDaily) 3-D fireworks of a star: Astronomers reconstruct journey of emitted gas

By , Posted 01/24/13

Link: http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/space_time/~3/SLhdjgIXI-s/13012...

In 1901 the star GK Persei gave off a powerful explosion that has not stopped growing and astonishing ever since. Now astronomers have reconstructed the journey of the emitted gas in 3-D which, contrary to predictions, has hardly slowed down its speed of up to 1,000 km/s after all this time.

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