10-Year-Old Is Youngest to Find a Supernova Canadian girl inherits dad's love of the stars By G. Hudak, Newser User Posted Jan 4, 2011 11:18 AM CST Promoted on Newser Jan 4, 2011 2:46 PM CST 13 comments Comments Ten-year-old Kathryn Gray sits next to a computer at the family's home in Canada. (AP) (User Submitted) – While most 4th-graders are playing with dolls, this little astronomer found something stellar 240 million light years away. Kathryn Aurora Gray of New Brunswick, Canada, pored over images of a galaxy made on New Year's Eve and—with the help of her astronomer father—made an excellent discovery: the remnants of an exploding star. Kathryn is now the youngest person to find a supernova, reports Universe Today, and hers is efficiently named Supernova 2010lt. Looks like the Chandra X-ray Observatory has its work cut out. Click here for more.