ESOcast 110 Light: Ingredient for life found around infant stars (4K UHD)

ALMA has observed stars like the Sun at a very early stage in their formation and found traces of methyl isocyanate — a chemical building block of life.

This is the first ever detection of this prebiotic molecule towards a solar-type protostar, the sort from which our Solar System evolved. The discovery could help astronomers understand how life arose on Earth.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

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ESO

Visual Design and Editing: Nico Bartmann
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Hannah Dalgleish, Lauren Fuge, Oana Sandu and Richard Hook
Music: tonelabs – The Red North
Footage and photos: ESO, P. Horálek, L. Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), S. Guisard, NASA, ESA
Directed by: Nico Bartmann and Richard Hook
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

O filmie

Identyfikator:eso1718a
Data publikacji:8 czerwca 2017 12:00
Powiązane komunikaty:eso1718
Czas trwania:01 m 19 s
Frame rate:30 fps

O obiekcie

Typ:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Kategoria:ESOcast
Stars

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