September 2011

UNI expert talks about “Supernova”

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As heard on Radio Iowa, http://www.radioiowa.com/2011/09/15/uni-expert-talks-about-supernova/

A celestial spectacle unfolding some 120-trillion miles from Earth is being carefully watched by space experts and novices at the University of Northern Iowa.

Siobahn Morgan, an astronomy professor at U.N.I., says a very distant star is going supernova — meaning, it’s exploding — one of the most powerful events in the universe.