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Philae Discovers Organic Molecules on Comet

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ESA probe Philae discovers organic molecules on comet:

The Philae space probe was powered down earlier than expected, but not before an instrument discovered an organic compound that was first detected in the comet’s atmosphere, the Wall Street Journal exclusively reported Monday. The find is extraordinary considering the organic compound contains the carbon atom, which is the basis of life on planet Earth.

[ibtimes.com]

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