We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Life’s Building Blocks Observed in Space-Like Environment

News   Dec 13, 2017 | Original Story from the American Institute of Physics.

 
Life’s Building Blocks Observed in Space-Like Environment

Low-energy electron impact mediates the creation of new complex organic molecules, such as ethanol, in astrophysical/planetary model ices containing methane and oxygen; while some of the new species desorb as ions, many remain in the surface ices. Credit: The photo of Jupiter’s moon Europa, inserted for the Platinum (Pt) substrate (bottom of the graphic), is credited to NASA, public domain images.

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

51% of Americans think People Face Serious Health Risk from Food Additives in Lifetime

News

Americans are closely divided over health risk from food additives and genetically modified foods.

READ MORE

Technology Simultaneously Measures 71 Elements to Tell Liquids Apart

News

Method measures inorganic elements from lithium to uranium, creating a “fingerprint” that can distinguish liquids from one another.

READ MORE

Powered by Poop!

News

A technique has been developed for converting human excrement into hydrochar—a safe, renewable fuel that resembles charcoal—as well as a nutrient-rich fertilizer.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Drug Discovery Proteomics & Metabolomics

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE