KnightOfFewWords wrote:If anyone is interested, I've added a short article to the Caradon Observatory website, inspired by the recent supernova in Messier 82 - the appropriately named Cigar galaxy. It's certainly smoking now.
Hope you enjoy it, would be interested to hear your thoughts.
Sister Jennifer wrote:Nice article, easy to understand. Nice comparisons, like the sun's energy & a compost heap.
I liked this bit - The Earth and everything on it is composed of recycled stellar materiel, much of it from exploded stars. That's one of favourite science facts.
ChristianBecker wrote:So would you say the galaxy is getting messier with all that star debris flying around.
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