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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Monthly Archives: October 2007
Well, my background reading might still be a bit behind schedule, but at least I now know a lot more about infrared astronomy (including telluric absorption and suchlike). Suddenly, a lot of the things I’ve read in papers make more … Continue reading
It’s a baby star. It’s still in it’s stellar nursery and isn’t fully grown yet.It’s an interesting little thing, too…Actually, I lie. It’s a close binary pair. Twins, if you will. Incidentally, both of them show up as the big … Continue reading