One. Write that email to the Dean of Student Affairs about the lack of student involvement in the astronomy club and create a case for funding even though only 4 students attend regularly. Two. Get with Casey, his TA Graduate student. The quizzes from the last Friday need to be graded yesterday and are starting to collect dust. John also needs to check on her research about the sited supernova that occurred in the LMC dwarf galaxy 10 days ago.
Angered and upset, John was still irked that he was observing the LMC not more than 3 weeks ago, and as soon as he turned his attention elsewhere, the supernova burst into its glorious radiance. …show more content…
It was the closest supernova to the earth from an “outside” galaxy in recorded history and it also wound up to be the most powerful one ever seen. Shining 700 billion times the brightness of our sun. and about 25 times brighter than all the stars in the Milky Way galaxy combined, it was visible to the naked eye. This astronomical spectacle caused quite a stir globally. Large gatherings of people took to the streets and fields and churches every night looking for the second coming of Jesus while others dancing around Stonehenge. Academic studies of the event will be studied for quite some time in both the hard and social sciences.
Angered and annoyed, John can only corroborate the event and do what many of his peers consider to be side science. John let out an audible sigh. “That should have been my sighting!” he let slip out under his breath. Closing his eyes and stopping his walk, he purposely slowed his breathing. Calming himself down, he was able to regain his composure and continue with his to do