Type Iax supernova: Tiny star explosions surprise scientists.

Mini Supernovae Surprise Space Observers (VIDEO)

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March 27 2013 4:20 PM

Mini Supernovae Surprise Space Observers (VIDEO)

Scientists have identified mini-supernovae called a Type Iax supernova, a diminutive third type of star explosion that shines up to 100 times less brightly than its grander brethren.

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