The Milky Way Galaxy with the conference site marked by the Caltech seal. Spiraling out is the nucleic acid adenine which can be catalyzed by molecules recently identified in interstellar space: hydrogen, cyanide, water, and acetylene.
Galaxy illustration with permission from Robert Hurt, Caltech.
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