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Mar 3, 2013

DNA Molecules Discovered In Space

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"Finding these molecules in an interstellar gas cloud means that important building blocks for DNA and amino acids can 'seed' newly-formed planets with the chemical precursors for life," said Anthony Remijan, of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO).

The Green Bank Telescope and some of the molecules it has discovered.
CREDIT: Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF

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1 comments:

  1. We are made of star stuff - even more reason to SHINE (h)

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