Organic, prebiotic molecule discovered in a protostar 450 light-years away

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Image of the Rho Ophiuchi star formation region. Image: ESO/Digitised Sky Survey 2/Davide De Martin
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Image of the Rho Ophiuchi star formation region. Image: ESO/Digitised Sky Survey 2/Davide De Martin

Discover of the molecule could indicate the presence of life

A team of astronomers led by Queen Mary University of London reports detection of an organic, pre-biotic molecule in the material from which stars and planets form. Scientists believe the new finding could...

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