Once the white dwarf gains enough mass from either method, it will go supernova.” Don’t bother pulling out your telescope just yet though – the astronomers estimate that the system won’t explode for another 70 million years.
Tragedy and triumph at the same timeMany in the US know about the tragic collapse of the condo near Miami, Florida--killing over 100 people. Here is a video showing the controlled detonation of the explosives that will bring the remainder of the 12 story building down--that's tons and tons of debris, furniture, glass, steel rods, etc.
It happens at @0:23 seconds:
And then, a couple of days after the demolition and 2 weeks after the initial collapse and evacuation:
Miracle! Imagine--lived on the ninth floor, reportedly!
He died today (64)...A local celebrity in the Netherlands, he is known in the US for investigating the mysterious disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Arubawww.independent.co.uk