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Extraterrestrial Sugars

Dr Kuhan Chandru, Astrobiologist

26-Nov-19 14:00

Extraterrestrial Sugars

NASA announced earlier this week that sugar molecules have been found in a couple of meteorites that are being studied. Why does this get our geeky little hearts fluttering? Because it could be a part of the answer to that eternal question, where did life originate?

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