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Building blocks of life found around young star

(—A team of astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has spotted sugar molecules in the gas surrounding a young Sun-like star. This is the first time sugar been found in space around ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Astronomy
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Hubble watches star clusters on a collision course

( -- Astronomers using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have caught two clusters full of massive stars that may be in the early stages of merging. The clusters are 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic ...

dateAug 16, 2012 in Astronomy
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Pollution yields longer-lasting storm clouds

( —A new study reveals how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds. Appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences November 26, the results solve a ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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