Baby boomers, millennials, generation Z … The terms are multiplying to identify groups within Western societies and designate groups of individuals of the same age who share common practices and experiences, distinct from those who preceded them . Presumably this renewed recent interest in the idea of generations in the scientific world as in the general public holds at least in […] … learn more→
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Generation: a concept to be used in moderation?
Berkeley scientists discover an \’instant cosmic classic\’ supernova
A supernova discovered Thursday is closer to Earth—approximately 21 million light-years away—than any other of its kind in a generation. Astronomers believe they caught the supernova within hours of its explosion, a rare feat made possible with a specialized survey telescope and state-of-the-art computational tools. The finding of such a supernova so early and so […] … learn more→