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Samaporn Tinyanont (Caltech)

Samaporn (Kaew) is a graduate student at Caltech whose research is focused on studying core-collapse supernovae and other strophysical transients.


  • Internship Start Date March 20, 2019
  • Internship End Date   April 10, 2019
  • Project SN 2014C: Silicate dust and ongoing interaction
  • Collaborators Ryan Lau/Nobu Kawai
  • JAXA/Tokyo Tech, Japan

The oddly shaped Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) is pictured in this image from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. This nebula is a small part of a huge remnant left over after a supernova explosion that took place about 11 000 years ago. Credit: ESO

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