The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Faint echoes of light illuminate what really happened during the Great Eruption of the super-star Eta Carinae.
By: Elizabeth Howell
August 9, 2018
New observations suggest this unstable star let off some steam before its famous 19th century “Great Eruption” . . . but there’s more to the story than meets the eye.
By: Monica Young
September 19, 2016