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June 16, 2016
Life's origins may result from low-energy electron reactions in space
Wellesley MA (SPX) Jun 16, 2016
Wellesley College professor Chris Arumainayagam has opened the American Astronomical Society (AAS) national conference in San Diego, Calif with a discussion about how the earliest building blocks of life may have been produced when low-energy ( 20 eV) electrons interact with cosmic (interstellar, planetary, and cometary) ices. His recently published results suggest that low-energy, electron-induced condensed phase reactions may contribute to the interstellar synthesis of prebiotic molecules previ ... read more

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