Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Recap: Nov. 17th

thanks to Jesse for bringing some stories.  here is a list of talking points

Eris has performed a stellar occultation, find that it's actually smaller than pluto.

A cosmologists wish list: here.

Supernova 1979C may have been the birth of a new black hole!

Has a nearby quasar just turned off?

Allan Sandage has passed away.  He was a prolific astronomer, and contributed much to the community.  He will be missed.

Gemini South has refurbished their mirror.

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