Physicists replicate a supernova in laboratory

What does it take to replicate a supernova in a laboratory? A test tube, water, glycerol and a miniature mushroom cloud, according to work done by university physicists.  Sure, it’s a tabletop analogue of the process, but it could still tell scientists a great deal about how supernovae form — particularly that initial explosion.

URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40434200/ns/technology_and_science-space/

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