"Cosmic detectives discover missing star in ultimate of dead ends", by Erin Fuller, UChicago News
Department in the News: September 25, 2014
Astronomers have solved a 21-year-old cosmic mystery with the discovery of a star whose companion exploded, confirming that the surviving star was partly responsible for the resulting supernova. A team of scientists, including the University of Chicago's Vikram Dwarkadas, recently published the discovery in the Astrophysical Journal.