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"Organic matter in extraterrestrial water-bearing salt crystals" by Dr Queenie Chan

News article By Dr Queenie Chan, Post Doctoral Research Associate on research that has found water and organic compounds essential for life on the meteorites that fell to Earth 20 years ago.   The team which included OU scientists, suggest life beyond earth exists.

URL for the paper: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/1/eaao3521

 

Also appears in a number of publications, including:

Sky News

https://news.sky.com/story/building-blocks-of-life-found-on-ancient-meteorites-11202635

The Express

https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/903012/Alien-life-meteorites-Zag-Monahans-water-amino-acids-Queenie-Chan

The Sun

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/5311193/meteorites-liquid-water-life-in-space/

Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5255037/Essential-compounds-life-two-meteors.html