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What Happens After A Supernova Explodes? - with Jen Gupta

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Channel: The Royal Institution
Categories: Astronomy   |   Science  
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When massive stars explode, we get some very strange new celestial objects from their remains.
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In this short clip from her talk 'The Universe Beyond Visible Light', astrophysicist Jen Gupta explains how neutron stars and pulsars are formed in the wake of supernovas.

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Jen Gupta is an astrophysicist who loves to talk about how awesome space is with anyone who will listen. She is currently based in the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth where she is the SEPnet/Ogden Physics Outreach Officer. She also occasionally works at the Winchester Science Centre as a Planetarium Presenter. In her spare time she help to organise the Winchester Science Festival.

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