(Non-Sarcastic) Science News

This weekend, I played some Rock Band, watched some football, and roller skated. In that order.

10-year-old Kathryn Aurora Gray of Fredericton, New Brunswick discovered a supernova. Which is approximately fifty kerfuffletillion times cooler than anything involving Whitesnake and a plastic guitar.

The Toronto Star:
“Kathryn pointed to the screen and said: ‘Is this one?’ I said yup, that looks pretty good,” said Paul Gray, describing his daughter’s find.

“It’s fantastic that someone so young would be passionate about astronomy. What an incredible discovery. We’re all very excited,” said Deborah Thompson, executive director of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.


Via NPR.

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