Shallow Water May Shed Light on Supernovae

Although supernovae — the violent death of massive stars — are a well-known stellar event, the underlying mechanisms remain a mystery to astrophysicists. But with the help of a spinning cylinder of shallow water, one physicist thinks he may have spotted the phenomenon that gives these stellar explosions their “kick.”

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