Oliver Thewalt

    Oliver Thewalt

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    Key link found in cosmic distance ladder

    SN 2012fr - An Enlightening Explosion
    The chemical fingerprint of the nearby supernova SN 2012fr teaches us about the nature of these powerful explosions. Its well-studied host galaxy lets us better calibrate these supernovae as "standard candles" for measuring distances in the Universe.

    More information on this research field: http://www.caastro.org/research/dark
    Press release: http://www.caastro.org/news/childress-et-al-apj-2013

    Video production: Swinburne Astronomy Productions
    Narration: Dr Michael Childress, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (http://rsaa.anu.edu.au/people/michael)