A photo from the Chandrasekhars activity.

Chandrasekhar’s Limit

Middle - Secondary

This activity tells the story of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, a mathematician responsible for discovering the stars of a certain size become supernovas, instead of white dwarfs, when they collapse. Readers are asked to draw their interpretation of the collapse of a giant star.

A story wrote out, with two drawn images of people.
the ending of the story, with a man writing on a blackboard.

This article originally appeared in the fifth issue of Root & STEM, Pinnguaq’s free print and online STEAM resource supporting educators in teaching digital skills