Friday, 29 January 2010

The Silver Spiral

The TARDIS watches a supernova explosion

A space scientist on Wednesday, 27th January 2010, announced a major cosmic discovery by telling it as a Doctor Who story. Astronomer Dr Megan Argo was working at Jodrell Bank with an international team that detected a powerful jet of energy from a star exploding in a distant galaxy as a catastrophic supernova. The breakthrough is being officially announced in heavily technical language to the world of science today by the journal Nature. Here for the article and Here for her story on her blog.

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