Atomic and Molecular Astrophysics: The Synthesis of Molecules in the Universe with Alexander Dalgarno
Date: 7/7/2003; 48 minutes

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Earth is surrounded, and sustained, by molecules of extraordinary complexity and diversity. And yet, in the beginning of the universe there were no molecules of any kind. How did we get from there to here? In this Hitchcock Lecture presented by UC Berkeley, renowned astronomer and astrophysicist Alexander Dalgarno describes the synthesis of molecules in the universe and their unique complexity. (#7416)

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Earth Sciences

Earth's Place in the Universe, Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere

Earth Sciences

Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere

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