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463 billion kilometers alcohol found in space

April 5 2006
16:35

British scientists from the observatory Dzhordell-Bank, using the telescope Merlin shook not only the United Kingdom, but the whole world to discover within our galaxy, a giant cloud, containing methyl alcohol.

The length of the cloud is estimated at 463 billion miles. It revolves around the central star and sent into space microwave radio flash.

According to scientists, the scientific value of the discoveries that diffused in the Universe alcohol can be a major source of information about regions where stars are born.

Earlier this amazing discovery in space have already found a cloud with the complex bio-molecules, in particular, some kinds of amino acids and ethylene glycol. This substance is involved in the formation of complex sugar molecules necessary for organic life. And scientists believe that the detection of ethylene glycol in space is another indication that the formation of organic substances necessary for life originally could go in the space between stars, according to Pravda.Ru.

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