Nós somos tão pequenos, no fim das contas

E as descobertas dos astrofísicos continuam sendo cada vez mais espetaculares.

Because of the galaxy cluster standing between this star and the Hubble, “basically, we got to see the supernova four times,” Dr. Kelly said. And the explosion is expected to appear again in another part of the sky in the next 10 years. Timing the delays between its appearances, he explained, will allow astronomers to refine measurements of how fast the universe is expanding and to map the mysterious dark matter that supplies the bulk of the mass and gravitational oomph of the universe.

viaAstronomers Watch a Supernova and See Reruns – NYTimes.com.

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