NASA's Dawn mission finds life's building blocks on dwarf planet Ceres

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 17:31 in Astronomy & Space

It sure doesn’t pay to underestimate Ceres: NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has spotted signs of organic molecules on the frigid dwarf planet. The findings, published in the journal Science, may shed light on the prevalence of pre-life chemistry in the solar system while marking Ceres as one of the worlds...

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