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Supernovae Quiz

  1. A star 20 times the mass of the Sun explodes. What physical type of supernova occurs?

  2. What gives a Type II supernova its energy?

  3. Are you made of stardust?

  4. A supernova occurs in the Milky Way about every ______ years.

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