The Material Ejected by the Supernova (IMAGE) University of Warwick Caption The material ejected by the supernova will initially expand very rapidly, but then gradually slow down, forming an intricate giant bubble of hot glowing gas. Eventually, the charred remains of the white dwarf that exploded will overtake these gaseous layers, and speed out onto its journey across the Galaxy. Credit: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick Credit This image is free for use if used in direct connection with this story but image copyright and credit must be University of Warwick/Mark Garlick Usage Restrictions Only to be used in conjunction with this story License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.