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Molecules that Could Form "Membranes" Found Above Titan - ExpressNewsline

Molecules that Could Form "Membranes" Found Above TitanExpressNewslineIn 2015, scientists at Cornell University in the United States predicted these extreme conditions could allow vinyl-cyanide molecules to link together and form sheet structures similar to lipid bilayers found in living cells on Earth - the main ...and more »

Molecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above Titan - The Scientist;

Molecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above Titan - The Scientist

The ScientistMolecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above TitanThe ScientistVinyl cyanide is thought to rain down onto Saturn's largest moon, though whether the molecule self-assembles into membrane-like structures is unclear. By Jef Akst | July 31, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to ...and more »

NASA Detects More Chemicals on Titan that are Essential to Life - Universe Today;

NASA Detects More Chemicals on Titan that are Essential to Life - Universe Today

Universe TodayNASA Detects More Chemicals on Titan that are Essential to LifeUniverse TodaySaturn's largest moon Titan may be the most fascinating piece of real-estate in the Solar System right now. Not surprising, given the fact that the moon's dense atmosphere, rich organic environment and prebiotic chemistry are thought to be similar to ...and more »

Saturn's moon Titan has two vital ingredients that could produce life - SlashGear;

Saturn's moon Titan has two vital ingredients that could produce life - SlashGear

SlashGearSaturn's moon Titan has two vital ingredients that could produce lifeSlashGearResearchers have made an exciting announcement about Saturn's moon Titan — it may hold the key ingredients for life. The discovery was made by the Cassini spacecraft, which found two potential compounds that could lead to life. One of the compounds, ...and more »

Saturn's moon Titan has a building block for life in the form of vinyl cyanide - Blasting News;

Saturn's moon Titan has a building block for life in the form of vinyl cyanide - Blasting News

Blasting NewsSaturn's moon Titan has a building block for life in the form of vinyl cyanideBlasting NewsTitan, the interesting moon of Saturn, could harbor basic life due to the findings of vinyl cyanide. Vamien Mckalin. V. Mckalin. Follow Following. Curated by Shawn Lealos. Published on: 31 July 2017 31 July 2017. Published on. 31/07/2017. On Titan, The ...and more »

Saturn's Moon Can Potentially Form Cell-like Membranes - News4C;

Saturn's Moon Can Potentially Form Cell-like Membranes - News4C

News4CSaturn's Moon Can Potentially Form Cell-like MembranesNews4CNASA has recently made an extraordinary discovery involving Saturn's moon, Titan. This moon presumably has in the atmosphere's composition a chemical called acrylonitrile. Acrylonitrile is commonly known as vynyl cyanide and plays an imporant role in ...and more »

Potential Ingredients for Life Found on Saturn's Moon Titan - Smithsonian;

Potential Ingredients for Life Found on Saturn's Moon Titan - Smithsonian

SmithsonianPotential Ingredients for Life Found on Saturn's Moon TitanSmithsonianOn its final mission before a fiery death, the Cassini satellite has helped discover two crucial building blocks for life in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan. Though it was discovered nearly 400 years ago, little was known about the moon until the ...and more »

Titan's methane seas may host alien life: Study - The Hans India;

Titan's methane seas may host alien life: Study - The Hans India

The Hans IndiaTitan's methane seas may host alien life: StudyThe Hans IndiaNew York : Scientists have found the first indisputable evidence of the presence of a molecule - acrylonitrile - on Titan, which may be key to exotic life on the methane-based, oxygen-free moon of Saturn. According to researchers at Cornell University ...and more »

Scientists discover ingredient for life on Saturn's moon - Inhabitat;

Scientists discover ingredient for life on Saturn's moon - Inhabitat

InhabitatScientists discover ingredient for life on Saturn's moonInhabitatWill Titan, one of Saturn's moons, be the next rock humans aspire to reach after visiting Mars? Possibly so – according to new research published in Science Advances, researchers have found a complex molecule in Titan's atmosphere that could very well ...and more »

It's a long journey, but chemical found on Saturn moon is a key link to life - Sacramento Bee;

It's a long journey, but chemical found on Saturn moon is a key link to life - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeIt's a long journey, but chemical found on Saturn moon is a key link to lifeSacramento BeeA chemical compound said to exist in significant amounts on one of Saturn's moons and that contributes to the mundane – manufacturing plastic – also is important for achieving the sublime: creation of life. That compound, acrylonitrile, has been found ...and more »

ALMA confirms Titan has membrane-forming chemical - physicsworld.com

ALMA confirms Titan has membrane-forming chemicalphysicsworld.comTitan has molecules that may link together to form membranes resembling those of living organisms on Earth. The presence of acrylonitrile – also known as vinyl cyanide (C2H3CN) – on Saturn's largest moon has been confirmed by an international team ...and more »

A Saturn moon has chemicals that can form into 'membranes' - Blasting News;

A Saturn moon has chemicals that can form into 'membranes' - Blasting News

Blasting NewsA Saturn moon has chemicals that can form into 'membranes'Blasting NewsNASA scientists detected chemical believed to be precursor of life on Saturn's moon Titan. Image Source: Pixabay. Advertisements. A recent study discovered that #Saturn's moon #Titan has the chemical called acrylonitrile. The chemical is believed to ...and more »

Is life possible on Titan? Chemical 'precursors' of life confirmed on Saturn's largest moon - International Business Times UK;

Is life possible on Titan? Chemical 'precursors' of life confirmed on Saturn's largest moon - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKIs life possible on Titan? Chemical 'precursors' of life confirmed on Saturn's largest moonInternational Business Times UKSaturn's largest moon Titan has been found to have the right chemicals that can support cell membranes, according to Nasa. Scientists have found acrylonitrile, also known as vinyl cyanide, a compound that can form stable structures - the building ...and more »

Cassini Spots 'Ghostly Curtains of Light' Near Saturn's South Pole - Space.com;

Cassini Spots 'Ghostly Curtains of Light' Near Saturn's South Pole - Space.com

Space.comCassini Spots 'Ghostly Curtains of Light' Near Saturn's South PoleSpace.comThe Cassini spacecraft at Saturn recently observed a light show on the planet's southern hemisphere: auroras, glittering in the gaseous atmosphere. Similar to auroras on Earth, Saturn's auroras are formed by charged particles raining down on the planet ...and more »

Complex chemistry on Titan may form membranes - ROOM, Space Journal;

Complex chemistry on Titan may form membranes - ROOM, Space Journal

ROOM, Space JournalComplex chemistry on Titan may form membranesROOM, Space JournalArchival ALMA data have confirmed that molecules of vinyl cyanide reside in the atmosphere of Titan. In a liquid methane environment, vinyl cyanide may form membranes. Image: B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF); NASA. by Kerry Hebden. A complex chemical ...and more »

NASA Are One Step Closer To Proving Life Can Exist On Titan - HuffPost UK;

NASA Are One Step Closer To Proving Life Can Exist On Titan - HuffPost UK

HuffPost UKNASA Are One Step Closer To Proving Life Can Exist On TitanHuffPost UKNASA's scientists have made a major discovery that brings us one step closer to proving life can exist on Saturn's moon Titan. They've found evidence of a chemical called acrylonitrile that could be used to create cell membranes capable of surviving in ...and more »

NASA Scientists Track down Vinyl Cyanide in Titan's Atmosphere, Raised Hope for Cell Membranes - The TeCake;

NASA Scientists Track down Vinyl Cyanide in Titan's Atmosphere, Raised Hope for Cell Membranes - The TeCake

The TeCakeNASA Scientists Track down Vinyl Cyanide in Titan's Atmosphere, Raised Hope for Cell MembranesThe TeCakeIn a bid to investigate the chemical precursors of life on Saturn's hazy moon, Titan, a team of international scientists from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has tracked down the presence of Vinyl Cyanide in Titan's atmosphere, ...and more »

Moon of Saturn has Chemical that Could Form 'Membranes' - Laboratory Equipment;

Moon of Saturn has Chemical that Could Form 'Membranes' - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory EquipmentMoon of Saturn has Chemical that Could Form 'Membranes'Laboratory EquipmentNASA scientists have definitively detected the chemical acrylonitrile in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan, a place that has long intrigued scientists investigating the chemical precursors of life. On Earth, acrylonitrile, also known as vinyl ...and more »