PerspectiveAstronomy

The Supernova Origin of Interstellar Dust

Science  14 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5784, pp. 178-180
DOI: 10.1126/science.1130423

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Summary

Interstellar dust grains are prevalent in the universe, but their origin is unclear. Massive stellar explosions may be the most important source of such dust grains.