May 12th: Science Hour talk about 25th Years of SN1987a

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Podcaster: Pamela L. Gay & Alex Filippenko

Title: Science Hour: 25th Years of SN1987a

Organization: Cosmoquest

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This Video has been aired live in Google Hangout on February 22, 2012. You can watch the video in:

Description:   On February 23, 1987, a Supernova went off in the nearby universe for the first time since this advent of the telescope. Located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, this unusual type II supernova offered a myriad of new in sites on how supernova do their explosive thing.

Bio:   Dr. Pamela Gay is a professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Alex Filippenko, a professor of astronomy at the University of California – Berkeley.

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  1. Stephen May 15, 2013 at 9:25 pm #

    OMG. I’d forgotten that when Dr. Filippenko opens his mouth, I learn something awesome.