Scientists discover ingredient for life on Saturns moon

Will Titan, one of Saturn’s moons, be the next rock humans aspire to reach after visiting Mars? According to new research published today in Science Advances, possibly so. This is because researchers have found a complex molecule in the atmosphere of the moon that could very well lead to the formation of life.

The molecule is vinyl cyanide and researchers believe it could be the key to developing cell membranes in Titan’s environment. Unlike Earth, Titan’s atmosphere is extremely…

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