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1 Cosmic acceleration revealed by Type la supernovae? In this talk Subir Sarkar will explain how deflagration supernovae have been used to infer that the Hubble expansion rate is accelerating, and critically assess whether the acceleration is real and due to `dark energy’. Subir Sarkar 01 Nov 2019
2 Supernova Explosions and their Role in the Universe In this talk, Philipp Podsiadlowski will explain how this energy (sometimes) creates a visible fireball, before going on to explain the role of supernovae in the production of the heaviest elements in the periodic table. Philipp Podsiadlowski 01 Nov 2019
3 What makes stars go bang? In this talk, James Binney will outline the physics that leads to prodigeous release of energy in core-collapse and deflagration supernovae. James Binney 01 Nov 2019
4 Creative Commons The explosion mechanism of massive stars Physics Colloquium 14th October 2016 delivered by Professor Thierry Foglizzo Thierry Foglizzo 27 Oct 2016
5 'Senses' Part 3 - Seeing across the galaxy How can you spot what's happening in space billions of light years away from right here on Earth? Garret Cotter 08 Jul 2016
6 Shedding Light on the Situation Light is more than just light bulbs and sunshine! Researchers at the University of Oxford use different types of light to learn more about all sorts of interesting things. Jena Meinecke, Chris Rennick, Brianna Heazlewood, Clarence Yapp 12 Apr 2016
7 Millisecond Pulsars, Magnetars, and Black Holes: The Wickedly Cool Stellar Undead The 9th Hintze Lecture delivered by Professor Scott Ransom Scott Ransom 02 Dec 2014