Thursday, 9 April 2015

Complex organic molecules discovered in infant star system

Complex organic molecules discovered in infant star system For the first time, astronomers have detected the presence of complex organic molecules, the building blocks of life, in a protoplanetary disc surrounding a young star. The discovery, made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), reaffirms that the conditions that spawned the Earth and Sun are not unique in the Universe. The results are published in the 9 April 2015 issue of the journal Nature. Artist impression... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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