Supernova Condensate is a blog about our place in the Universe. Of astronomy, chemistry and life in the big bad bubble of academia.
Invader Xan is a molecular astrophysicist and part-time alien invader, who spends life looking at very small things on very large scales, and trying to better understand the chemistry of interstellar space.
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Daily Archives: April 30, 2012
In astronomy, the most interesting things are never the obvious ones. Most often they’re small and faint and easy to overlook. The world of the Zooniverse recently highlighted just such an object. Say hello to SDSS J110217.48+411315.4. And show it … Continue reading
In other news, there are now less than 100 days until the Curiosity rover lands on Mars. About the size of an SUV and weighing in at about a ton, Curiosity is the most technologically advanced piece of machinery ever … Continue reading