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OlderFeb 27, 2023 10:47 PM

First Look at Ryugu Asteroid Sample Reveals it is Organic-Rich

Asteroid Ryugu has a rich complement of organic molecules, according to a NASA and international team’s initial analysis of a sample from the asteroid’s surface delivered to Earth by Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft. The discovery adds support to the idea that organic material from space contributed to the inventory of chemical components necessary for life.
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