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High school students co-author planetary nebula paper

30 Sep 2010, 11:57 UTC
High school students co-author planetary nebula paper
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Ten Sydney high-school students have taken a first step into the world of research by co-authoring a scientific paper with professional astronomers about a dying star.

The students, from Sydney Girls High, are part of the ‘Space to Grow’ program, which uses astronomy to engage and retain senior high-school students in science.

The girls used Faulkes Telescope North , Hawaii, to study a ghostly cloud of gas in space.
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