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Amina Khan

Amina Khanis a science writer covering a broad range of topics, from Mars rovers to linguistics to bio-inspired engineering — but she’s perhaps best known for her repeated and brutal attacks on the office snack table. She surfs and snowboards in her spare time.
Un astrónomo aficionado prueba una nueva cámara y capta el nacimiento de una supernova

Un astrónomo aficionado prueba una nueva cámara y capta el nacimiento de una supernova

An amateur astronomer testing a new camera happens to catch a supernova as it's being born

Peering at a distant galaxy, an amateur astronomer in Argentina managed to capture a star in the act of going supernova. The chances of this discovery, scientists say, are 1-in-a-million at best.

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