Astrophysics SN1987A Last updated: 2023/06/06 at 7:05 AM The Physicist Share 0 Min Read SHARE SN1987A SN1987A was the nearest supernova to Earth to explode in 400 years. A supernova is an exploding star. It is highly luminescent and emits much of its mass in the explosion. Share this Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Whatsapp LinkedIn Reddit Telegram Email Copy Link Print Leave a comment Leave a comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ SearchSearchRecent PostsFibre Optics Carl Sagan Electricity & Lightning Nuclear Electricity Generation Electric Generator Recent CommentsNo comments to show.