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Kress abstract fall09 - the fate of these compounds as they...

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CHEMISTRY Departmental Seminar Prof. Monika Kress Department of Physics and Astronomy San José State University Organic compounds in planet-forming regions and in meteorites The first compounds were discovered in interstellar space in 1937. Since then, over 140 different compounds have been identified, many in regions where stars are currently forming. In this talk, I will give some background on chemical evolution of the interstellar medium, and then focus on
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Unformatted text preview: the fate of these compounds as they are incorporated into planet-forming disks, meteorites and Earth-like planets. Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 4:30 PM Duncan Hall 135 For more information: email or phone Prof. Annalise Van Wyngarden at avanwyngarden@science.sjsu.edu or 408-924-5282...
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