Watch the brilliant expansion of an exploded star, captured over 58…

In 1901, GK Persei was discovered to have gone nova 1,300 lights years from Earth. This time-lapse video captures the expansion of the nova from 1953 through 2011 using images from the Isaac Newton Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope, showing off a remarkable display of stellar fireworks. » 1/26/13 9:00am 1/26/13 9:00am