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Prebiotic ingredients for life found around young star – Space.com

Someday the molecules may end up in a planet and become the necessary elements for life.

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Paul M. Sutter
is an astrophysicist atSUNY
Stony Brook and the Flatiron Institute, host ofAsk a Spaceman
andSpace Radio
, and author of How to Die in Space
. He contributed this article to Space.com’sExpert Voices: Opinions and Insights
.
Where did the ingredients for life on Earth
come from? A team of astronomers has found a crucial new link: the observation of essential “prebiotic” molecules around a still-forming star. 
Someday those molecules may end up in a planet and become the necessary…

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