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: May 6, 2012
Just a quick one… This beautifully creepy sound is the sound of Saturn’s aurorae! Saturn Song The beautiful aurorae that sweep across our planet’s poles isn’t unique to Earth. Actually, any planet with a magnetic field will generate them. Charged … Continue reading
I love stars. I’ve heard galactic astronomers say in the past, how stars are boring, and once you’ve seen one star you’ve seen them all. Personally, I couldn’t possibly disagree more. I could list a hundred reasons why stars are … Continue reading