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: September 2009
The idea that moons around exoplanets could be host to life is certainly not a new one. Thanks to Star Wars (and Ewoks), the idea of habitable moons is quite deeply embedded into sci fi pop culture — and as … Continue reading
An honourable mention of geekery has to go to today’s date. Today is September 9th, 2009. More easily referred to as 9/9/9. And as any mathematician should rapidly spot, 9 / 9 / 9 = 0.111111… Many would also point … Continue reading