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Supernova Remnants: Quiz

Supernova Remnants Quiz

  1. What type of supernova remnant is shown to the right?

  2. The supernova associated with the remnant on the right was seen by the astronomer Tycho Brahe in 1572 A.D. How old is it?

  3. Electrons and protons rattle back and forth across ___________ to make __________ .

  4. Older supernova remnants are said to be in the _________ phase.


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