A Resident’s Guide to Avoiding Deadly Galaxy Explosions


Astronomers have mapped the most harmless environments to life in the Milky Way over the past 13 billion years.

A burst of space radiation may have caused mass extinction (artist’s impression) at the end of the Ordovician period about 445 million years ago. Credit: Richard Jones / Scientific Photo Library

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Nature 591, 349 (2021)

do I: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-00620-z


  • Astronomy and astrophysics

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