Molecules found in young stars suggest life on Earth came via our Sun

When searching for alien life, astronomers often look to individual exoplanets, but the stars they orbit are equally important.

Now, astronomers have found traces of chemicals that make up the basic ingredients needed for life in early Sun-like stars, suggesting the building blocks of life on Earth could have originated from our own star.

Read more on WIRED

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