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Rage, rage against the dying of the light

If you were to be able to travel forward in time by about 7 billion years and take a look at our parent star, what might you see? What would the Sun, by then weary with old age, look like? … Continue reading

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As sure as eggs is eggs

Astronomers, it seems, like eggs. Drifing somewhere out in the skies, you can find the Egg Nebula, the Rotten Egg Nebula*, and now there’s a new addition to this ovoid contingent — the Fried Egg Nebula. You have to admit, … Continue reading

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Impossible chemistry?

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

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Astrochemical Shenanigans

So I may not have been blogging much recently. I seem to be a bit of a rubbish blogger lately. But then, I have a whole host of other things I should be writing at the moment, including at least … Continue reading

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