Podcaster: Pamela L. Gay & Alex Filippenko
Title: Science Hour: 25th Years of SN1987a
This Video has been aired live in Google Hangout on February 22, 2012. You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/TmqdS33x3tM
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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