Milky Way's sweet centre

日期:2019-03-06 02:09:10 作者:勾鸺毡 阅读:

By Hazel Muir CLOUDS at the centre of the Milky Way are sprinkled with sugar, astronomers have shown. They say the finding could help them home in on complex interstellar molecules that may have given rise to life on Earth. The chemical make-up of interstellar clouds is thought to be similar to that of gas clouds in the vicinity of the early Earth, and could help explain how biological molecules came to be present on Earth so soon in its history. More than a hundred simple organic molecules, including methanol and acetic acid,