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Two suns? No, it's a supernova drawn 6,000 years ago, say scientists

Indian researchers say carvings found in Kashmir may be the oldest depiction of a dying star ever discoveredFor decades, stone carvings unearthed in the Himalayan territory of Kashmir were thought to depict a hunting scene. But the presence of two celestial objects in the drawings has piqued the interest of a group of Indian astronomers.They have proposed another theory. According to a study published in the Indian Journal of History of Science, the Kashmir rock drawings may be the oldest depiction of a supernova, the final explosion of a dying...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 7 days ago