Supernova Magnified 30X By Gravitational Lens | Animation

As Einstein predicted, Spacetime warps around massive objects (i.e. galaxies). Light from objects ‘behind’ them (e.g. Supernova PS1-10afx ) is bent and magnified to observers on Earth. The graphic animation shows the phenomenon in action. (Full Story)

credit : Anupreeta More/Kavli IPMU/ESA NASA Hubble Heritage project/SDSS