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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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Tag Archives: dark matter
So, you know when you accidentally misplace 83% of the mass of the Universe? Wait… what? Ok, let me backtrack a minute. Do you remember last month there was a press release from ESO saying how it a study had … Continue reading
In astronomy, as in any science, there are things which we know and things we don’t know. There are also things which we see, and things which we can’t see. Dark matter though, is one of those subjects out there … Continue reading
I stumbled across a paper the other morning on arXiv which, at first glance, looked so bizarre I nearly forgot about my coffee. I’ll freely admit, I do rather like audacious concepts, and this one is about as audacious as … Continue reading