New Supernova Discovered By A 14 Year Old

From ScienceBlogs:

There is no age restriction on the chance to make a significant contribution to our understanding of the universe. Caroline Moore, a 14-year-old from Warwick, NY, has made such a mark on astronomy with the discovery of Supernova 2008ha. Not only is she the youngest person to discover a supernova, but this particular supernova has been identified as a different type of stellar explosion.

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  • Markm Mitchell

    Amazing! Wonders never cease!

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