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This artist's impression shows dust forming in the environment around a supernova explosion. VLT observations have shown that these cosmic dust factories make their grains in a two-stage process, starting soon after the explosion, but continuing long afterwards.
This artist's impression shows dust forming in the environment around a supernova explosion. VLT observations have shown that these cosmic dust factories make their grains in a two-stage process, starting soon after the explosion, but continuing long afterwards.

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Scientists have discovered a star that exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later, challenging what we know about the death of stars.

First ever 'zombie star' discovered

Scientists have discovered a star that exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later, challenging what we know about the death of stars.