In one of the most comprehensive multi-observatory galaxy surveys yet, astronomers find that galaxies like our Milky Way underwent a stellar “baby boom,” churning out stars at a prodigious rate, about 30 times faster than today. Our Sun, however, is a late “boomer.” The Milky Way’s star-birthing frenzy peaked 10 billion years ago, but […]
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Complex organic molecules are the building blocks of life. Without them, the chemistry required for the processes of life could not exist. Processes like photosynthesis and energy conversion rely on the existence of these molecules. An article recently published in the Journal of Nature found an abundance of the molecule known as methyl cyanide (CH3CN) in “the protoplanetary […]