Artist's Concept of a Supernova (image) Carnegie Institution for Science Share Print E-Mail Caption This is an artist's impression of a supernova explosion. Credit Courtesy of the European Southern Observatory/M. Kornmesser. Usage Restrictions With credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.