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: February 8, 2009
Roughly 440 light years away from us, the Pleiades should be a familiar sight to any stargazer in the northern hemisphere. Residing in the constellation of Taurus, they’re one of the nearest open clusters to Earth. The brightest stars are … Continue reading
This week’s Carnival of Space (The Lunar Edition) is now live, hosted by The Moon Society Blog. I haven’t had a chance to read through it all properly yet, but it looks like a good one this week!
In other news, I’m quite proud of how well I can now read hiragana! I was in Oriental Mart in town yesterday, picking up a few supplies (thai basil, pandan leaves, nori sheets and the other sorts of things you … Continue reading