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Another sign of the blazing speed of the information superhighway: 240 million years ago, a giant star exploded,

Astronomers identified the star as SN 2006gy. They estimated its size at more than 100 solar masses, which makes it one of the largest stars ever observed. The Milky Way, with a population of 400 billion stars, has only a few known to be as big.

and the Journal Gazette didn't have the story until this morning. But the blogs had it yesterday.

Posted in: Science