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ALMA detection and astrobiological potential of vinyl cyanide on Titan

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Science Advances  28 Jul 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 7, e1700022
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700022

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vol. 3 no. 7

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  • Received for publication January 3, 2017
  • Accepted for publication June 27, 2017

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  1. Maureen Y. Palmer1,2,3,*,
  2. Martin A. Cordiner1,3,
  3. Conor A. Nixon1,
  4. Steven B. Charnley1,
  5. Nicholas A. Teanby4,
  6. Zbigniew Kisiel5,
  7. Patrick G. J. Irwin6 and
  8. Michael J. Mumma1
  1. 1NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 8800 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA.
  2. 2Department of Chemistry, St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN 55057, USA.
  3. 3Department of Physics, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA.
  4. 4School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK.
  5. 5Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Al. Lotnikøw 32/46, 02-668 Warszawa, Poland.
  6. 6Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PU, UK.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: maureen.y.palmer{at}


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