I'm a bit late with this post, as this supernova has been in the news a bit over the past week. In this new paper in Nature Astronomy, my colleagues and I presented a supernova that released so much energy that it seemingly had to have come from one of the most massive stars in … Continue reading An incredibly bright and massive supernova!
It's been a long time since my last post (changing jobs/continents is time-consuming!) but I have two almost-new papers I've been meaning to share: one recently published in ApJ letters, and the other just accepted in ApJ. The two are linked by the theme of very late-time observations of superluminous supernovae. The first paper focuses … Continue reading Old supernovae, new insights!