Observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have provided the first X-ray evidence of a supernova shock wave breaking through a cocoon of gas surrounding the star that exploded. This discovery may help astronomers understand why some supernovas are much more powerful than others.

Observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have provided the first X-ray evidence of a supernova shock wave breaking through a cocoon of gas surrounding the star that exploded. This discovery may help astronomers understand why some supernovas are much more powerful than others.

Blast Waves (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)

Blast Waves (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)

Toward Detonation Theory (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)

Toward Detonation Theory (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)

Impactful Times: Memories of 60 Years of Shock Wave Research at Sandia National Laboratories (Shock

Impactful Times: Memories of 60 Years of Shock Wave Research at Sandia National Laboratories (Shock

Explosive Effects and Applications (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)

Explosive Effects and Applications (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)

Shock Wave - VFX on Vimeo

Shock Wave - VFX on Vimeo

Pulsar: "Black Widow," is moving through the galaxy at a speed of almost a million kilometers per hour. A bow shock wave due to this motion is visible to optical telescopes, shown in this image as the greenish crescent shape. The pressure behind the bow shock creates a second shock wave that sweeps the cloud of high-energy particles back from the pulsar to form the cocoon.

Pulsar: "Black Widow," is moving through the galaxy at a speed of almost a million kilometers per hour. A bow shock wave due to this motion is visible to optical telescopes, shown in this image as the greenish crescent shape. The pressure behind the bow shock creates a second shock wave that sweeps the cloud of high-energy particles back from the pulsar to form the cocoon.

shockwaves 1977 | Groovy Doom: Shock Waves: Tourists Shouldn't Play with Wet Dead Things

shockwaves 1977 | Groovy Doom: Shock Waves: Tourists Shouldn't Play with Wet Dead Things

This schlieren image of a T-38C aircraft was captured using the patent-pending BOSCO technique and then processed with NASA-developed code to reveal shock wave structures. Researchers at Armstrong and NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, have developed new schlieren techniques based on modern image processing methods.

Supersonic Shock Waves of a T-38C Aircraft

This schlieren image of a T-38C aircraft was captured using the patent-pending BOSCO technique and then processed with NASA-developed code to reveal shock wave structures. Researchers at Armstrong and NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, have developed new schlieren techniques based on modern image processing methods.

#HongKong based studio #FreeDWorkshop presents their #VFX work on #ShockWave: http://www.artofvfx.com/shock-wave-vfx-breakdown-by-free-d-workshop/

#HongKong based studio #FreeDWorkshop presents their #VFX work on #ShockWave: http://www.artofvfx.com/shock-wave-vfx-breakdown-by-free-d-workshop/

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