Scientists find evidence of ancient supernova activity in Antarctic snow

We are made of starstuff, Carl Sagan once said, and new findings from Antarctica show that to be literally true. A rare isotope of iron, called iron-60, is formed only when a star explodes in a supernova. And recently, scientists found traces of iron-60 in fresh snow in Antarctica.

from Emerging Tech | Digital Trends

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