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A warp in space-time just gave us four views of one exploding star

Astronomers catch a galaxy magnifying and splitting the light from a supernova ESA/Hubble, NASA Like a lens, a galaxy (center, blue) passing in front of a supernova has split its light into four images (yellow/orange), and magnified its intensity by 52 times. Although the night sky often seems so peaceful and still, a closer look reveals…

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