A Shameless Plug for HL Tau

I would be failing in my duty as a PhD student if I didn’t post this…

I came across this link (courtesy of Derren Brown’s blog) which documents the year’s most amazing scientific images.  It’s an amazing collection, so you should be more than happy to look at the first 39 images in the gallery (ranging from the effect of the Chernobyl disaster to the test firing of NASA’s Ares rocket, with volcano light shows, homemade helicopters and everything in between).  If you get to image 40, you’ll see my supervisor‘s handiwork regarding the HL Tau star system.

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