"Lec 1 - From Astrochemistry to Astrobiology" (February 9, 2010) Louis Allamandola, Research Scientist with NASA Astrobiology Institute Ames Research Center, discusses his research, which implies that if life is extreme chemical complexity, and knowing that life-forming chemicals are widespread in the universe, it may be posited that the universe, if the conditions are right, is poised for life. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
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Tags: science biology astrobiology astrochemistry astrophysics physics chemistry earth star cosmic planet galaxy big bang molecule ice space mass universe observatory infrared light galactic PAH carbon telescope cloud gas particle
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