For the blast of a supernova to kill you, you’d have to be in its immediate vicinity – probably within 10 light years or so.
Found in: Bill Bryson, A Short History Of Nearly Everything
Found something interesting in a book yourself? We’d love to publish it in our found in books series! Feel free to send us your finds on Facebook, Twitter or using our Contact Page. Don’t forget to specify the book title and author, and your blog/website link if you have one!