September 07, 2005
Collision Collection

Making the rounds: analysis of NASA's deep impact probe reveals comet Tempel 1's composition is very different from previously studied comets. Most interesting is a much higher-than-predicted level of organic compounds, which help bolster the theory that comets helped seed the Earth with the stuff required for living things.

Posted by scott at September 07, 2005 08:19 AM

eMail this entry!

Of course, that makes me wonder where they got the organics...

Posted by: ronaprhys on September 7, 2005 08:37 AM
Post a comment

Email Address:



Remember info?