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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An interesting thing about being interdisciplinary is that you realise that different branches of science can actually have very different culture behind them. In many ways, the two departments I work in, physical chemistry and astronomy, are very different places. … Continue reading
As part of the International Year of Astronomy, a number of my distinguished colleagues in the Astronomy Department here in Nottingham (including astropixie and myself) are giving a series of public lectures on a veritable cornucopia of astronomical topics — … Continue reading