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: November 22, 2008
Not all scientific measurements are particularly sensible. Or useful for that matter. Quite a number of them are, well, pretty useless… attoparsec (apc) A parsec is an astronomical measurement equal to a little over 30 triillion kilometres. An attoparsec is … Continue reading