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Score another first for aerogel

By / August 20, 2009

Artist’s rendering of Stardust’s aerogel packs. Credit: NASA NASA reported Monday that the aerogel grid that was carried by the agency’s Stardust spacecraft captured an amino acid, a finding that suggests that some of the building blocks of life may be present in much of the universe. The amino acid is glycine, the smallest of…

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