Famous Mars meteorite discovered with interesting, new organics

New organic molecules discovered in famous Mars meteorite

According to a new study, Nitrogen, together with organic molecules , carbon-rich molecules that are considered the building blocks of life as we know it have been spotted in the Alan Hills meteorite.. Even though the Alan Hills sample has been in the news before, this was the first definitive evidence that there was nitrogen in the meteorite.

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