sep 162012
Meteorite "Paris" Contains Similar Organics as the Interstellar Medium

  A team of researchers from the Institute of Space Astrophysics (IAS / CNRS-Université Paris Sud) examining the meteorite “Paris”,  was able to highlight the presence of organic components similar to those of the interstellar medium. Fig.2: This photograph shows the Paris meteorite fusion crust (croute de fusion) formed during atmospheric entry partially oxidized (orange) traces (traces d’oxydation) [continue reading]