14-Year-Old Discovers Rare Supernova in Nearby Galaxy

14-Year-Old Discovers Rare Supernova in Nearby Galaxy

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supernova-nasa.jpg“Coincidentally, the youngest person to ever discover a supernova found one of the most peculiar and interesting supernovae ever,” said Alex Filippenko, leader of the University of California, Berkeley supernova group, which monitors thousands of relatively nearby galaxies.

“This shows that no matter what your age, anyone can make a significant contribution to our understanding of the universe.”

Even a 14-year-old girl. Congratulations to Caroline Moore!

(Read more at Science Daily)

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