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Astronomy Fun Fact #28

In his 2011 hit "Space Bound," Eminem says, "You take my breath away; you're a supernova."


Supernova explosions last a couple of minutes and produce the same amount of energy that the Sun produces in its entire 10 billion year lifetime! If you were within 100 million miles of a supernova explosion, it would take much more than your breath. It would incinerate you immediately.

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