Zombie star: Hubble spots star SN 2012Z living after supernova.
NASA Spots a “Zombie Star” Lurking in Deep Space (Video)  
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Aug. 12 2014 2:37 PM

Zombie Star

More than 110 million light-years away from Earth, a star lives on after its death.  


Most white dwarf stars are obliterated when they supernova, but in the case of SN 2012Z, a surviving portion appears to remain intact.