You Go, Girl!

A lot of great discoveries in physics were made by young scientists, this one is really cool…

SYDNEY (AFP) – A 22-year-old Australian university student has solved a problem which has puzzled astrophysicists for decades, discovering part of the so-called “missing mass” of the universe during her summer break.

Undergraduate Amelia Fraser-McKelvie made the breakthrough during a holiday internship with a team at Monash University’s School of Physics, locating the mystery material within vast structures called “filaments of galaxies”.

In space no one can hear you argue politics. That’s why I read science to relax.

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2 responses

  1. I love this stuff. When Stephen Hawking came out with “A Brief History of Time”, I read it several times.
    Next time you want to relax try these:

    1. I found an illustrated ‘Brief History’ at the library and just finished it. Thanks for the link.

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