Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Recreating interstellar ions with lasers

07/12/2017 10:39 AM EDT

interstellar ions with lasers

Trihydrogen, or H3+, has been called the molecule that made the universe, where it plays a greater role in astrochemistry than any other molecule. While H3+ is astronomically abundant, no scientist understood the mechanisms that form it from organic molecules.

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