Dr. Megan Argo of the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy is not only an accomplished astronomer, but also a stone cold Doctor Who fan. She combines the two in a fun and cosmically educational foray into Whovian fan fiction entitled Doctor Who and the Silver Spiral:
Far across the universe, something big was about to happen. The explosion would outshine an entire galaxy and be visible billions of kilometres away. Its light would travel across the universe for millions of years but, aside from a few astronomers, it would go unnoticed on the Earth.
With a grating, wheezing noise, a small blue box flickered into existence.
"So, where are we?"
"Have a look…" the Doctor replied, tapping a control, "but… don't step outside."
The door of the TARDIS clicked open, and Martha gave him a quizzical look. "Why, what's out there?"
"Take a look" he said, a lopsided grin on his face.
Gingerly, she pulled open the door of the police box and looked out.
"Oh my God," exclaimed Martha. "Is that real?"
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