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Dusty Mystery | Space Wallpaper

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This space wallpaper of an artist’s impression shows dust forming in the environment around a supernova explosion. (Image credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser)

This space wallpaper of an artist’s impression shows dust forming in the environment around a supernova explosion. VLT observations have shown that these cosmic dust factories make their grains in a two-stage process, starting soon after the explosion, but continuing long afterwards.

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