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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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Daily Archives: June 9, 2012
Such a pity. The Roscosmos mission Fobos-Grunt really did hold such promise. The plan was to head to the Martian moon of Phobos and return with a sample soil from the surface of the tiny moon. In a pleasantly international … Continue reading
Everyone loves star trails, don’t they? Well, these are some of the most wonderful star trails I’ve ever seen – long exposures taken from the cupola window on the International Space Station! Just… wow! Images via NASA_JSC_Photo @ flickr, and … Continue reading
If anyone can tell me what’s happening here, they’ll win a prize! No, really. Please do tell me. I’m totally clueless. The cat looks as confused as I am. Oh well… Happy caturday!