View Full Version : Organic Molecules Seen in an Extrasolar Planet

2008-Mar-19, 07:20 PM
The Hubble Space Telescope has turned up evidence for organic molecules on a planet orbiting another star. Organic molecules? Like the stuff we're made of? Yes, but wait, this isn't the discovery of life. In fact, it's just the tell-tale signature of methane in the atmosphere of a distant, superheated planet.

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