Thursday, September 23, 2004


Sweet Discovery at Centre of Milky Way

`Astronomers have found a cloud of frozen sugar near the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way, it was revealed today.

The discovery heightens the possibility of early building blocks of life originating in interstellar space.

Molecules of a simple sugar, glycolaldehyde, were detected in a cloud of gas and dust called Sagittarius B2 about 26,000 light years away.’

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