A little world far out in the solar system has the very building blocks of life on its surface. The object, MU69 (nicknamed Ultima Thule by NASA) includes not only water but also organic molecules — molecules that are common in biological and non-biological processes. While life as we know it doesn't exist on MU69, the find shows that the ingredients of life are everywhere.
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Written by Elizabeth Howell March 22, 2019
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