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Unformatted text preview: our sun a star larger than anything ever seen before. This gives us an idea of how the first stars may have lived, finding a star this massive and being able to also witness its death is a rare thing. Supernovas occur when very large stars use all their fuel and explode under their own gravity however they believe that may not have been the case with this star. They believe this star exploded because of high levels of gamma radiation at the core of the star resulting in an energy drop that makes the star explode under its own pressure....
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