Antonio Lazcano

Oct. 17, 2008

A Spark in a Flask and the Origins of Life

Scientists have revisited the famous 1953 Miller-Urey experiment on the conditions needed for the formation of life. We'll talk with them about what they found.

life, miller urey, miller-urey, organic chemistry, astrobiology

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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