#Breaking Signs of life uncovered inside meteorite found in western Turkey  

A research team from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Istanbul University detected amino acids — important organic compounds that form the human body — in a meteorite that hit the western Turkey 52 years ago.The meteorite weighing four kilograms landed in western Çanakkale province’s Bayramiç district in 1964. Following initial research on its mineral structure, the meteorite was sent to NASA in 2012 for further examination. Following a four-year research, scientists found that the meteorite contained 19 different types of amino acids, including glycine, alanine, valine, serine, glutamic acid and aspartic acid.

Source: Signs of life uncovered inside meteorite found in western Turkey – Daily Sabah

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