Andy Howell looks at "zombie stars"

Andy Howell, adjunct professor of physics at UCSB and staff scientist at Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (LCOGT), wrote a review article about Type Ia supernovae, published recently in Nature Communications. This special category of stars can be used to help measure dark energy.

June 2011

Andy Howell
Chandra X-ray image of Tycho's supernova remnant