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2010-02-16 12:25:00

Experts said a meteorite that crashed into Earth 40 years ago contains millions of different carbon-containing, or organic, molecules, BBC News reported. Scientists say that such organic compounds are life's building blocks, and are a sign of conditions in the early Solar System, yet they are not necessarily a sign of life. The Murchison meteorite could even be older than the Sun, according to the research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Philippe...