When astronomers and astrophysicists descended on Grapevine, Texas, this week for the semiannual conference that m.any call the "Super Bowl of Astronomy," they were joined by the meeting's youngest participant ever.
|Just 11 years old (but already a high-school senior), Cannan Huey-You explains what |
happening to a massive gas cloud called Complex A at last week's meeting of
American Astronomical Society
Already a high-school senior, Cannan has been working with astronomer Kathleen Barger for the past 2½ years. An assistant professor at Texas Christian University (TCU), Barger was looking for a student to assist with her radio observations of gas clouds near the Milky Way. For Cannan, long interested in astronomy, it seemed a good fit.
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