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Sat Feb 9 07:48:03 UTC 2019
Here is more evidence that Sagittarius A*'s radio jet seeded life on
Earth. This time it's like a smoking gun. They have found complex
chiral organic compounds in the center of the galaxy. They even have
the suspect SgrA* in their picture! Only they think meteorites brought
the chiral molecules to Earth. That's a long trip. Lol.
"A team of scientists using highly sensitive radio telescopes has
discovered the first complex organic chiral molecule in interstellar
space. The molecule, propylene oxide (CH3CHOCH2), was found near the
center of our Galaxy in an enormous star-forming cloud of dust and gas
known as Sagittarius B2 (Sgr B2).
The research was undertaken primarily with the National Science
Foundation’s Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia as part of
the Prebiotic Interstellar Molecular Survey. Additional supporting
observations were taken with the Parkes radio telescope in Australia.
“This is the first molecule detected in interstellar space that has
the property of chirality, making it a pioneering leap forward in our
understanding of how prebiotic molecules are made in the Universe and
the effects they may have on the origins of life,” said Brett McGuire,
a chemist and Jansky Postdoctoral Fellow with the National Radio
Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Charlottesville, Virginia.
“Propylene oxide is among the most complex and structurally intricate
molecules detected so far in space,” said Brandon Carroll, a chemistry
graduate student at the California Institute of Technology in
Pasadena. “Detecting this molecule opens the door for further
experiments determining how and where molecular handedness emerges and
why one form may be slightly more abundant than the other.”
McGuire and Carroll share first authorship on a paper published today
in the journal Science. They also are presenting their results at the
American Astronomical Society meeting in San Diego, California."
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