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ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2014
This illustration made available by the European Southern Observatory shows dust surrounding a supernova explosion. On Nov. 8 astronomers reported that a star 500 million light-years away exploded in 1954 and apparently again in 2014. The research confounds scientists who thought they knew how dying stars ticked.