Thursday, June 08, 2017

Protostars

Science Daily: Ingredient of life found around infant Sun-like stars
summary - ALMA has observed stars like the Sun at a very early stage in their formation and found traces of methyl isocyanate -- a chemical building block of life. This is the first ever detection of this prebiotic molecule towards solar-type protostars, the sort from which our Solar System evolved. The discovery could help astronomers understand how life arose on Earth.

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