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Supernovae: Quiz

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.


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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