USask researcher and Nobel laureate Herzberg predicted source of comet’s green hue in 1939

What a perfect coincidence. You can listen to a public lecture about Gerhard Herzberg – A life in Science at the WDM in Moose Jaw on February 11th. And the comet visits just in time.

A comet from the outer solar system will be visible from Earth for the first time in 50,000 years – and its green shine can be explained in part by a prediction made by Nobel laureate Gerhard Herzberg at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) almost a century ago. Read the article here.