Some people may remember a few months ago when I was waxing lyrical about carbon planets? Well apparently, just such a planet has been found. WASP-12b may be a gas giant and not a terrestrial planet, but the fact that it exists means that terrestrial planets containing more carbon than oxygen certainly could too. And that’s a fascinating idea…
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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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