Science ka Adda | Episode 13: Ibn Sina and the Supernova of Year 1006

Science ka Adda (Café Scientifique) is a series of short educational videos documented in the native language of Pakistan, Urdu. The goal of the series is to communicate the wonder and excitement of science to a broad audience.

In the year 1006 C.E. Ibn-Sina observed a bright new star appear in the night sky. He diligently took notes as the star faded over the next 3 months. This was a supernova. Ibn-Sina did not know its nature, but his notes are shedding new light into the nature of these exploding stars! Join us in this episode of Science ka Adda, where we talk about one particular type supernovae, known as Type Ia.

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