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Life's Building Blocks Found in an "Impossible" Meteorite

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Air Date: 03/07/2011
Run Time: 0:28:52

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Michael Callahan is on the Goddard Spaceflight Center team that has found amino acids in an unlikely meteorite that is as old as the solar system. Emily Lakdawalla learns how to turn off an old spacecraft. Bill Nye laments the recent launch failure of the Glory earth-observing satellite. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan explore the night sky and the history of space exploration. They also offer up a cool Livio Carmen Internet radio player in the space trivia contest.

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