Mini supernovae surprise astronomers

Published On: Mar 27 2013 08:14:03 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2013 05:05:21 PM EDT

Scientists have identified mini-supernovae called a Type Iax supernova, a diminutive third type of star explosion that shines up to 100 times less brightly than its grander brethren.


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