“The Biological Cosmos”–Complex Carbon Molecules Form Spontaneously in Space

  Life (as we know it) is based on carbon-bearing molecules, and a new discovery shows complex carbon molecules can form and survive in the harsh environment of interstellar space. “In some ways, life can be thought of as the ultimate in chemical complexity,” said Martin Cordiner of the Catholic University of America about NASA’s … Continue reading “The Biological Cosmos”–Complex Carbon Molecules Form Spontaneously in Space