domenica 29 maggio 2016

# rmx-s-esobio: magical superflares

<< Our sun, worshipped by ancient civilizations, wasn’t just a source of warmth, it also produced ingredients for life >> Vladimir Airapetian

Thomas Sumner. Young sun’s super solar flares helped set early Earth up for life. Particle blasts could have created molecules to warm planet seed DNA. 11:00 AM, May 23, 2016.

<< Nitrogen  is  a  critical  ingredient  of  complex  biological  molecules >>

<< nitrogen  fixation  in  the  early  terrestrial  atmosphere  can  be  explained  by  frequent  and  powerful coronal  mass  ejection  events  from  the  young  Sun — so-called  superflares >>

V.S. Airapetian,  A. Glocer, et al. Prebiotic  chemistry  and  atmospheric  warming  of early  Earth  by  an  active  young  Sun. Nature  Geoscience   (2016)   doi:10.1038/ngeo2719  Publ.  online  23  May  2016

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