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: August 2011
Because I had to after that last post… A spectacular picture of aurora borealis, seen from the ISS.
Being British is a fairly good excuse for spending too much time talking about the weather. Seemingly, we’re famed for it. Though not all the weather that affects us is purely from Earth. There’s one thing that causes weather that … Continue reading
As The Doctor would say, “The Universe is big. It’s vast and complicated and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen…” That’s the theory, anyway. The interesting thing about studying, frankly, any kind of science is that you … Continue reading
It always makes me so sad when I discover great blogs on the internet which seem to have fallen into disrepair and are no longer updated. This makes me rather more resolute not to allow the same thing to happen … Continue reading