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A Modified 747 Helped Spot Evidence of the Universe's First Atomic Bond

Scientists have spotted evidence of the earliest chemistry in the Universe, thanks to measurements taken from a telescope aboard a modified Boeing 747.Read more...
Tags: Astrochemistry, Science, Sofia, Nasa, Planetary Nebula, The Early Universe

Piece of a Comet Found Tucked Inside Meteorite

Scientists have found a cometary building block in an unexpected place: deep inside a meteorite, according to a new paper.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Nasa, Comets, Asteroids, Astrophysics, Astrochemistry

Astronomers Detect Almond-Scented Molecule That Will Help Solve Interstellar Radiation Mystery

There’s an unidentified source of infrared throughout the universe. By looking at the specific wavelengths of the light, scientists think that come from carbon—but not just any carbon, a special kind where the atoms are arranged in multiple hexagonal rings. No one has been able to spot one of these multi-ring…Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mysteries, Radio Astronomy, Benzene, Origin Stories, Astrochemistry