Artist’s impression of Type Ia supernova

Description: An artist’s impression of a Type Ia supernova – the explosion of a white dwarf locked in a binary system with a companion star. While other types of supernovas are the explosive demises of…

ESA image of the week

ATV GEORGES LEMAÎTRE READY FOR LAUNCH ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATVGeorges Lemaître, is set for launch to the International Space Station from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 23:44 GMT on 29 July (01:44 CEST on 30 July). The…