Pristine Space Rock Offers NASA Scientists Peek at Evolution of Life’s Building Blocks

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The lab at Nasr's Goddard. Space Flight Center Astro. Biologists like Danny Glavin worked to decode the mysteries meteorites might hold we call it making meteorite T. so we actually we crush a samples up there are a little tiny chips about a centimeter so that we crush into a powder using a mortar and pestle something like the consistency of flour and then we put It in water and seal tube, and we heat it to one hundred degrees C at that point we take the liquid from the pertinent and we extract it and we analyze it using gas chromatography liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry to try to separate all the individual organic components that are in that meteorite. T four glavin meteorites are like history books that fall from the sky and deliver chemical information about the early solar system seems like every meteorite sample that we started we find something unique and different and I think that's what I like most about

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