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Image of the “pigtail” molecule cloud

Key Building Blocks for Life Discovered in Cloud Near Center of Our Galaxy

New research finds that molecular clouds are loaded with key precursors for life on Earth. This image is of the “Pigtail” Molecular Cloud. Credit: Keio University, NAOJ Key precursors for life on Earth are abundant in interstellar molecular clouds and could have arrived on Earth inside comets and meteors. Nitriles, a class of organic molecules …

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