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: June 5, 2012
Planet Venus is now transiting the Sun. Right now. Watching something like this live is just incredibly exciting. And thanks to the internet, I can watch this live and hear people talking about it from several parts of the world … Continue reading
Well this is really quite fascinating. NASA Astronaut Don Pettit, currently aboard the ISS a few hundred kilometres above Earth’s surface, does what any curious human being would do in his place. He does cool things that you can only … Continue reading
It being June now, the exhibition African Cosmos: Stellar Arts is now open at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. I’d love to go and see it myself, but unfortunately I’m slightly in the wrong country. Ho hum. All the … Continue reading