Sugar in Space

Not so long ago, astronomers made the "sweet discovery": simple sugar molecules float in the composition of gas around stars located 400 light-years away, which suggests that other planets might harbor life.
The search for extraterrestrial life continues

This August the opening, of course, can not serve as evidence that extraterrestrial life does exist elsewhere in the universe. But it greatly increases the chances that once we learn about the real existence of extraterrestrials.

The molecules rich in carbon are the building blocks of life forms. Now it turned out that they may be present in the stardust even before the world began to take shape.

The researchers began using the word "sugar" to describe this in the case of organic molecules known as carbohydrates which consist of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.


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