Top 10 Supernovas

250pxgeminga_1A public vote took place in Stockholm for the ten most spectacular supernovas, with the SN 1054 Crab Nebula (left), with its stunning pulsar, the hands down winner. Runner-up Geminga (iamge left), the gamma-ray pulsar, which means "it's not there" in Italian,  is a sort of neutron star: the decaying core of a behemoth star that went supernova about 300,000 years ago and must have given our primitive ancestors quite a scare

The Top 10 Supernovas