How NASA’s Roman Telescope Will Scan for Showstopping Explosions

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What happens when the densest, most massive stars – that are also super small – collide? They send out brilliant explosions known as kilonovae. Scientists will soon have an additional observatory to help follow up on and even scout these remarkable events: NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, which is set to launch by May 2027.