Happy Hour on Comet Lovejoy

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Comet Lovejoy lived up to its name by releasing large amounts of alcohol as well as a type of sugar into space. The discovery by an international team is the first time drinking alcohol has been seen in a comet, and adds to the evidence that comets could have been a source of the complex organic molecules necessary for the emergence of life.

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