Scientists have found traces of the sugar called ribose in meteorites. Since ribose is a building block of living organisms, this discovery sheds light on the origin of life on earth. Find out more. (7:00 min read)
Scientists have proven that the heaviest chemical elements appear when two neutron stars collide. Find out how they did it and whet it means for all of us.
Learn what researchers have discovered about the origins of the heavy chemical elements thoughout the universe and here on earth.