Supernovae give rise to black holes or neutron stars (ESOcast 269 Light)

Astronomers have found a direct link between the explosive deaths of massive stars and the formation of the most compact and enigmatic objects in the Universe — black holes and neutron stars. This video summarises the discovery.



Directed by: Angelos Tsaousis and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Angelos Tsaousis.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Tom Howarth and Pamela Freeman.
Music: Stellardrone — Comet Halley.
Footage and photos: ESO / Luis Calçada, Martin Kornmesser, Angelos Tsaousis, Alexandre Santerne, Hubble.
Scientific consultant: Paola Amico, Mariya Lyubenova.

About the Video

Release date:10 January 2024, 17:15
Related releases:eso2401
Duration:01 m 29 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Quasars and Black Holes

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