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Santa Barbara County Researchers Part Of Global Team Studying Supernova

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 12:17am


Scientists around the world are studying the result of a spectacular supernova which was discovered over the summer.  The thermonuclear blast was one of the closest to the Earth in decades, and is giving scientists a treasure trove of data.  KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with a researcher who’s both with with the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network. and U.C. Santa Barbara.

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