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The Primordial Porridge

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Science  05 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5774, pp. 706-707
DOI: 10.1126/science.1125967

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Interplanetary dust particles contain organic matter thought to have formed either before our solar system or early in its history. Similar matter appears in the oldest meteorites.